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 Fri, Jul. 29 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 29 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wedding Crashers$5,823,62074%3,030105$1,922$101,427,0553New Line
2Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$5,052,91531%3,775-15$1,339$136,763,4403Warner Bros.
3Sky High$4,924,928--2,905--$1,695$4,924,9281Disney
4Stealth$4,769,050--3,495--$1,365$4,769,0501Sony / Columbia
5Must Love Dogs$4,522,715--2,505--$1,805$4,522,7151Warner Bros.
6Fantastic Four$1,998,86437%2,744-705$728$131,344,6754Fox
7Bad News Bears$1,819,41348%3,1830$572$18,851,9422Paramount
8The Island (2005)$1,779,84142%3,13816$567$20,135,2352DreamWorks
9War of the Worlds$1,570,21350%2,324-941$676$214,455,3745Paramount
10Hustle and Flow$1,188,959111%1,0152$1,171$11,750,1172Paramount Classics