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, Aug. 26 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 26 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Brothers Grimm$5,195,367--3,087--$1,683$5,195,3671Miramax / Dimension
2The 40-Year-Old Virgin$4,846,892106%2,86823$1,690$37,138,1582Universal
3Red Eye$3,308,343148%3,09112$1,070$25,583,8702DreamWorks
4Four Brothers$2,193,754126%2,6490$828$49,700,5923Paramount
5The Cave$2,032,596--2,195--$926$2,032,5961Sony / Screen Gems
6Wedding Crashers$1,729,70995%2,737-183$632$183,218,3097New Line
7The Skeleton Key$1,405,275102%2,78410$505$34,919,1563Universal
8March of the Penguins$1,248,043106%2,394292$521$52,398,54910Warner Independent
9The Dukes of Hazzard$920,81490%2,891-513$319$72,269,9274Warner Bros.
10Valiant$911,72486%2,0162$452$9,109,6052Disney