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 Thu, Sep. 8 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 8 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transporter 2$787,357-14%3,303--$238$22,931,3521Fox
2The 40-Year-Old Virgin$754,092-10%2,90133$260$74,408,1043Universal
3The Constant Gardener$508,139-4%1,34622$378$14,292,2001Focus
4The Brothers Grimm$375,280-6%3,09811$121$29,957,7072Miramax / Dimension
5Red Eye$360,606-7%3,13443$115$46,702,0753DreamWorks
6Wedding Crashers$303,051-7%2,416-321$125$196,792,6088New Line
7Four Brothers$291,514-10%2,435-214$120$65,325,5604Paramount
8March of the Penguins$251,002-2%2,506112$100$64,337,91511Warner Independent
9The Cave$172,701-8%2,1950$79$12,346,7932Sony / Screen Gems
10The Skeleton Key$169,2471%2,414-370$70$44,310,8404Universal