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, Jul. 18 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 18 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$8,534,210-47%3,770--$2,264$64,711,8441Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$5,795,618-48%2,925--$1,981$39,698,0361New Line
3Fantastic Four$2,770,838-61%3,61917$766$102,965,2582Fox
4War of the Worlds$1,918,052-58%3,724-186$515$194,341,9693Paramount
5Batman Begins$828,705-55%2,810-534$295$183,971,7605Warner Bros.
6Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$659,858-56%2,370-411$278$168,936,0086Fox
7Dark Water$624,047-53%2,6570$235$19,509,7442Disney
8Herbie: Fully Loaded$555,372-49%2,481-521$224$56,519,4274Disney
9Bewitched$378,409-49%2,290-724$165$57,405,5794Sony / Columbia
10Madagascar$356,470-56%1,779-383$200$184,442,8608DreamWorks