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, Dec. 5 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 5 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$1,139,382-80%3,8580$295$230,408,5083Warner Bros.
2Aeon Flux$885,763-71%2,608--$340$13,547,4331Paramount
3Walk the Line$720,814-68%3,16022$228$69,020,1723Fox
4Just Friends$355,983-70%2,5050$142$21,472,9642New Line
5Pride & Prejudice (2005)$354,737-67%1,32728$267$22,764,9004Focus
6Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$317,054-85%3,2104$99$34,739,8522Paramount
7Rent$277,350-70%2,4374$114$24,022,4732Sony / Columbia
8Chicken Little$190,776-85%3,021-454$63$124,310,1165Disney
9Derailed$170,407-68%1,702-359$100$32,881,5084The Weinstein Company
10The Ice Harvest$152,482-63%1,5555$98$7,843,4022Focus