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 Sun, Nov. 20 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 20 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$25,848,532-30%3,858--$6,700$102,686,6371Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$5,782,965-35%2,961--$1,953$22,347,9661Fox
3Chicken Little$4,370,050-36%3,514-144$1,244$99,092,4533Disney
4Derailed$1,564,791-45%2,4474$639$21,816,8742The Weinstein Company
5Zathura$1,397,726-39%3,2329$432$20,317,0902Sony / Columbia
6Get Rich or Die Tryin'$1,206,953-36%1,66614$724$24,549,1832Paramount
7Jarhead$1,206,138-41%2,413-35$500$54,280,5283Universal
8Saw II$974,500-43%2,257-692$432$79,920,3504Lionsgate
9The Legend of Zorro$627,936-38%2,150-903$292$42,839,6194Sony / Columbia
10Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$334,299-39%1,543-1192$217$30,762,3135DreamWorks