Grosses

'American Sniper' Adds $3.8 Million on Wednesday; 'The Boy Next Door' Takes $0.84 MillionJanuary 29, 2015 06:25 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that American Sniper added another $3.8 million to its haul on Wednesday, down 49 percent from the same day last week. The biopic has earned $213.4 million domestically to-date, putting it just 2.5 percent behind the pace of 2004's The Passion of the Christ. BoxOffice is forecasting a third consecutive weekend victory for the film over the upcoming Super Bowl weekend.

The Boy Next Door took in $0.84 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day total of $17.8 million. That puts it 19.5 percent ahead of star Jennifer Lopez's The Back-Up Plan.

The Wedding Ringer claimed third place on Wednesday with $0.72 million, down 38 percent from the same day last week. The Kevin Hart-led comedy as brought in $41.8 million through its first 13 days of release.

Oscar contender The Imitation Game was up 3 percent from last Wednesday to $0.55 million yesterday. Its domestic total now stands at $62.2 million.

Paddington capped off the top five with $0.45 million, a healthy 20 percent drop from last week. The well-received animated adaptation has gathered $41.6 million at the domestic box office thus far.

Meanwhile, Mortdecai added $0.28 million yesterday -- giving it a six-day cume of $5.16 million. Strange Magic now stands at $6.25 million through six days with its $0.21 million Wednesday take.

Daily Domestic Gross Mon, Jun. 20 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 20 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$6,627,731-58%3,858--$1,718$79,526,7271Warner Bros.
2Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$3,226,539-55%3,45127$935$99,922,3212Fox
3Madagascar$1,450,873-55%3,533-396$411$148,283,1484DreamWorks
4The Longest Yard (2005)$1,132,764-49%3,312-342$342$133,276,2814Paramount
5Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$1,129,847-68%2,923-399$387$349,267,5795Fox
6The Perfect Man$793,227-33%2,087--$380$6,094,7441Universal
7The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$783,396-60%2,6550$295$24,802,3402Miramax / Dimension
8Cinderella Man$639,262-63%2,610-210$245$44,532,6383Universal
9The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$592,622-11%2,206-377$269$30,750,7673Warner Bros.
10The Honeymooners$310,480-59%1,9120$162$9,864,8882Paramount