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 Tue, Dec. 6 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 6 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$1,154,2411%3,8580$299$231,562,7493Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$795,30810%3,16022$252$69,815,4803Fox
3Aeon Flux$787,038-11%2,608--$302$14,334,4711Paramount
4Pride & Prejudice (2005)$389,56410%1,32728$294$23,154,4644Focus
5Just Friends$380,8927%2,5050$152$21,853,8562New Line
6Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$334,6606%3,2104$104$35,074,5122Paramount
7Rent$314,07313%2,4374$129$24,336,5462Sony / Columbia
8Chicken Little$216,86514%3,021-454$72$124,526,9815Disney
9Derailed$195,45815%1,702-359$115$33,076,9664The Weinstein Company
10The Ice Harvest$167,75410%1,5555$108$8,011,1562Focus