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. 26 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 26 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1King Kong (2005)$12,015,45236%3,5768$3,360$120,597,3852Universal
2The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$11,914,83968%3,853173$3,092$165,136,9223Disney
3Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$7,146,6979%3,056--$2,339$29,106,1161Sony / Columbia
4Cheaper by the Dozen 2$6,031,25275%3,175--$1,900$20,622,8601Fox
5Rumor Has It$4,042,96916%2,815--$1,436$7,516,8701Warner Bros.
6The Family Stone$3,446,98125%2,4693$1,396$29,209,4942Fox
7Memoirs of a Geisha$3,413,58330%1,5471495$2,207$13,255,1421Sony / Columbia
8The Ringer$2,543,75720%1,829--$1,391$7,702,4191Fox Searchlight
9Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$2,508,38592%2,521-664$995$263,144,2156Warner Bros.
10Wolf Creek$2,102,984-25%1,749--$1,202$4,908,0041Weinstein / Dimension