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 Wed, Aug. 17 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 17 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Brothers$2,128,574-15%2,533--$840$28,582,5901Paramount
2The Skeleton Key$1,524,840-14%2,771--$550$21,281,6381Universal
3Wedding Crashers$1,383,081-11%3,13125$442$168,314,1505New Line
4The Dukes of Hazzard$1,311,567-13%3,7850$347$61,864,9932Warner Bros.
5Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$1,007,540-12%3,304-398$305$187,232,5645Warner Bros.
6March of the Penguins$1,003,809-11%2,063196$487$40,861,5678Warner Independent
7Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo$912,910-12%3,127--$292$12,703,2101Sony / Columbia
8Sky High$765,780-15%2,807-105$273$46,061,9573Disney
9Must Love Dogs$526,956-10%2,420-85$218$36,270,9473Warner Bros.
10Supercross$427,281--1,580--$270$427,2810Fox