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, Jul. 26 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 26 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$4,732,1682%3,79020$1,249$123,416,3342Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$4,110,1643%2,9250$1,405$88,472,7562New Line
3Fantastic Four$1,700,4041%3,449-170$493$126,319,6423Fox
4The Island (2005)$1,621,306-2%3,122--$519$15,681,3881DreamWorks
5Bad News Bears$1,488,588-3%3,183--$468$14,403,0251Paramount
6War of the Worlds$1,183,1732%3,265-459$362$210,758,2654Paramount
7The Devil's Rejects$701,097-17%1,757--$399$8,609,6911Lionsgate
8Hustle and Flow$641,076-19%1,013--$633$9,449,2531Paramount Classics
9Batman Begins$611,2674%2,275-535$269$192,307,9336Warner Bros.
10Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$551,5159%1,916-454$288$175,703,1727Fox