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 Tue, Nov. 15 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 15 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Chicken Little$1,005,123-9%3,6584$275$82,515,8162Disney
2Derailed$836,7726%2,443--$343$13,836,7601The Weinstein Company
3Jarhead$807,8295%2,44837$330$48,119,1902Universal
4Get Rich or Die Tryin'$641,183-14%1,652--$388$19,108,9311Paramount
5Saw II$535,285-5%2,9490$182$74,972,1733Lionsgate
6Zathura$447,918-11%3,223--$139$14,377,0091Sony / Columbia
7The Legend of Zorro$326,6294%3,053-467$107$39,910,7673Sony / Columbia
8Prime$240,90013%1,781-56$135$19,373,2653Universal
9Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$175,3825%2,735118$64$29,194,1184DreamWorks
10The Weather Man$136,6889%1,250-260$109$11,636,9833Paramount