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, Oct. 5 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 5 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Flightplan$956,412-19%3,4240$279$49,127,3922Disney
2A History of Violence$600,151-19%1,340--$448$10,696,5882New Line
3Serenity$558,402-20%2,188--$255$12,079,0091Universal
4Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$544,695-26%3,2040$170$35,060,3952Warner Bros.
5Into the Blue$433,541-23%2,789--$155$8,594,8171Sony / Columbia
6Just Like Heaven$404,000-17%3,54334$114$39,726,2803DreamWorks
7The Exorcism of Emily Rose$263,897-18%3,004-41$88$69,401,2674Sony / Screen Gems
8The Greatest Game Ever Played$262,498-18%1,014--$259$4,515,1801Disney
9The 40-Year-Old Virgin$259,604-11%2,152-429$121$102,204,9017Universal
10Lord of War$225,264-12%2,125-689$106$22,359,9243Lionsgate