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, Nov. 17 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 17 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Chicken Little$935,0441%3,6584$256$84,380,5212Disney
2Derailed$703,659-9%2,443--$288$15,310,0941The Weinstein Company
3Jarhead$674,656-8%2,44837$276$49,527,9422Universal
4Get Rich or Die Tryin'$484,487-9%1,6520$293$20,128,1481Paramount
5Saw II$482,557-4%2,9490$164$75,957,8123Lionsgate
6Zathura$397,741-3%3,223--$123$15,183,7471Sony / Columbia
7The Legend of Zorro$286,297-1%3,053-467$94$40,485,2873Sony / Columbia
8Prime$222,306-8%1,781-56$125$19,836,4233Universal
9Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$173,2430%2,735118$63$29,540,5394DreamWorks
10The Weather Man$123,225-7%1,250-260$99$11,892,7933Paramount