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. 31 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 31 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The 40-Year-Old Virgin$1,635,897-14%2,86823$570$53,945,6762Universal
2The Brothers Grimm$1,039,309-20%3,087--$337$18,826,0991Miramax / Dimension
3The Constant Gardener$929,046--1,324--$702$929,0460Focus
4Red Eye$826,336-15%3,09112$267$35,335,9482DreamWorks
5Wedding Crashers$610,129-12%2,737-183$223$189,479,8677New Line
6Four Brothers$601,196-18%2,6490$227$57,460,1173Paramount
7March of the Penguins$541,267-14%2,394292$226$57,584,81410Warner Independent
8The Cave$424,792-17%2,195--$194$7,635,4081Sony / Screen Gems
9The Skeleton Key$389,915-18%2,78410$140$39,401,3603Universal
10Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$382,397-9%2,005-570$191$198,726,4957Warner Bros.