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, Dec. 1 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 1 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$1,844,378-5%3,8580$478$209,390,1212Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$1,113,376-3%3,13822$355$58,767,0632Fox
3Just Friends$557,5765%2,5050$223$15,515,4901New Line
4Rent$525,8463%2,4330$216$19,302,7181Sony / Columbia
5Pride & Prejudice (2005)$505,3672%1,299117$389$18,018,7593Focus
6Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$422,6181%3,2060$132$26,164,3321Paramount
7Chicken Little$312,5336%3,4750$90$119,711,9794Disney
8Derailed$266,491-1%2,061-386$129$30,410,7273The Weinstein Company
9The Ice Harvest$224,134-4%1,550119$145$6,027,6401Focus
10Jarhead$161,5860%1,612-74$100$60,008,7964Universal