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. 22 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 22 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Just Like Heaven$931,8802%3,508--$266$20,196,8931DreamWorks
2The Exorcism of Emily Rose$748,9291%2,9832$251$54,808,9082Sony / Screen Gems
3Lord of War$664,239-1%2,814--$236$12,348,9351Lionsgate
4The 40-Year-Old Virgin$480,7583%3,00632$160$92,632,7775Universal
5Transporter 2$288,5374%2,805-515$103$37,677,2143Fox
6The Constant Gardener$258,7242%1,3876$187$25,346,3153Focus
7Cry Wolf$194,3000%1,789--$109$5,268,7701Rogue
8Red Eye$173,0932%2,455-621$71$55,879,8015DreamWorks
9Wedding Crashers$165,2043%1,807-374$91$204,303,05410New Line
10March of the Penguins$161,112-14%1,876-527$86$71,094,47613Warner Independent