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 Mon, Nov. 21 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 21 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$8,055,194-69%3,858--$2,088$110,741,8311Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$2,223,733-62%2,961--$751$24,571,6991Fox
3Chicken Little$1,065,042-76%3,514-144$303$100,157,4953Disney
4Derailed$553,860-65%2,4474$226$22,370,7342The Weinstein Company
5Jarhead$458,084-62%2,413-35$190$54,738,6123Universal
6Saw II$409,228-58%2,257-692$181$80,329,5784Lionsgate
7Get Rich or Die Tryin'$364,524-70%1,66614$219$24,913,7072Paramount
8Zathura$361,528-74%3,2329$112$20,678,6182Sony / Columbia
9The Legend of Zorro$197,194-69%2,150-903$92$43,036,8134Sony / Columbia
10Prime$129,102-61%1,229-552$105$21,530,3644Universal