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. 24 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 24 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$12,409,093-12%3,858--$3,216$146,283,7271Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$4,463,15539%3,116--$1,432$34,796,3611Fox
3Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$3,678,24316%3,206--$1,147$6,859,2950Paramount
4Rent$2,371,533-50%2,433--$975$7,123,2000Sony / Columbia
5Just Friends$2,148,87013%2,505--$858$4,053,4570New Line
6Chicken Little$1,987,681-15%3,475-183$572$105,829,2533Disney
7Pride & Prejudice (2005)$1,207,5116%1,182967$1,022$8,879,9562Focus
8Derailed$941,96133%2,4474$385$24,696,9482The Weinstein Company
9In the Mix$881,7809%1,608--$548$1,690,1890Lionsgate
10The Ice Harvest$765,57342%1,431--$535$1,306,5790Focus