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 Tue, Jun. 21 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 21 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$5,404,240-18%3,858--$1,401$84,930,9671Warner Bros.
2Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$3,017,890-6%3,45127$874$102,940,2112Fox
3Madagascar$1,484,5742%3,533-396$420$149,767,7224DreamWorks
4Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$1,076,083-5%2,923-399$368$350,343,6625Fox
5The Longest Yard (2005)$1,068,533-6%3,312-342$323$134,344,8144Paramount
6The Perfect Man$803,2551%2,087--$385$6,897,9991Universal
7The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$798,5022%2,6550$301$25,600,8422Miramax / Dimension
8Cinderella Man$626,171-2%2,610-210$240$45,158,8093Universal
9The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$612,9793%2,206-377$278$31,363,7463Warner Bros.
10The Honeymooners$267,240-14%1,9120$140$10,132,1282Paramount