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 Sun, Sep. 4 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 4 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transporter 2$5,151,515-11%3,303--$1,560$16,540,4901Fox
2The 40-Year-Old Virgin$4,989,8173%2,90133$1,720$68,651,5463Universal
3The Constant Gardener$3,084,449-8%1,346--$2,292$10,396,3491Focus
4Red Eye$2,668,677-7%3,13443$852$43,691,2003DreamWorks
5The Brothers Grimm$2,665,395-2%3,09811$860$26,899,4222Miramax / Dimension
6Four Brothers$1,920,1261%2,435-214$789$63,011,3074Paramount
7Wedding Crashers$1,808,2741%2,416-321$748$194,752,4078New Line
8March of the Penguins$1,619,1695%2,506112$646$62,062,64511Warner Independent
9The Skeleton Key$1,206,690-4%2,414-370$500$43,042,5484Universal
10The Cave$1,081,525-2%2,1950$493$10,963,4152Sony / Screen Gems