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, Sep. 28 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 28 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Flightplan$1,430,337-15%3,424--$418$29,627,6001Disney
2Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$780,000-14%3,2043199$243$22,370,9771Warner Bros.
3Just Like Heaven$558,449-12%3,5091$159$31,703,7522DreamWorks
4Lord of War$425,386-7%2,8140$151$18,747,4862Lionsgate
5The Exorcism of Emily Rose$421,934-13%3,04562$139$63,704,1393Sony / Screen Gems
6The 40-Year-Old Virgin$321,715-4%2,581-425$125$97,949,9056Universal
7Roll Bounce$215,659-24%1,625--$133$8,437,5241Fox Searchlight
8The Constant Gardener$192,3562%1,282-105$150$28,249,4354Focus
9Transporter 2$160,517-10%1,726-1079$93$40,433,9134Fox
10March of the Penguins$130,390-10%1,405-471$93$73,245,22714Warner Independent