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 Thu, Jun. 23 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 23 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$4,475,616-19%3,858140$1,160$94,925,4411Warner Bros.
2Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$2,677,577-13%3,45127$776$108,686,7462Fox
3Herbie: Fully Loaded$2,333,590-14%3,301--$707$5,036,0440Disney
4Madagascar$1,441,796-7%3,533-396$408$152,756,9534DreamWorks
5The Longest Yard (2005)$972,408-12%3,312-342$294$136,419,8404Paramount
6Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$965,543-7%2,923-399$330$352,353,0265Fox
7The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$685,204-10%2,6550$258$27,049,4192Miramax / Dimension
8The Perfect Man$657,562-10%2,087--$315$8,285,6831Universal
9Cinderella Man$531,658-16%2,216-604$240$46,320,9083Universal
10The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$503,751-11%1,921-412$262$32,435,9823Warner Bros.