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 Mon, Sep. 5 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 5 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transporter 2$3,563,221-31%3,303--$1,079$20,103,7111Fox
2The 40-Year-Old Virgin$3,234,540-35%2,90133$1,115$71,886,0863Universal
3The Constant Gardener$2,287,155-26%1,346--$1,699$12,683,5041Focus
4The Brothers Grimm$1,830,648-31%3,09811$591$28,730,0702Miramax / Dimension
5Red Eye$1,825,287-32%3,13443$582$45,516,4873DreamWorks
6March of the Penguins$1,502,020-7%2,506112$599$63,564,66511Warner Independent
7Four Brothers$1,341,315-30%2,435-214$551$64,352,6224Paramount
8Wedding Crashers$1,072,013-41%2,416-321$444$195,824,4208New Line
9Valiant$839,5652%2,003-13$419$16,048,9843Disney
10The Cave$815,018-25%2,1950$371$11,778,4332Sony / Screen Gems