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 Fri, Dec. 30 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 30 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$9,703,5939%3,8530$2,518$201,696,7484Disney
2King Kong (2005)$8,813,27124%3,62759$2,430$151,547,0673Universal
3Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$6,126,65230%3,0560$2,005$49,709,4262Sony / Columbia
4Cheaper by the Dozen 2$5,640,6509%3,21136$1,757$41,467,1532Fox
5Rumor Has It$3,215,34229%2,815--$1,142$18,293,3022Warner Bros.
6Memoirs of a Geisha$2,787,26418%1,5470$1,802$23,205,3192Sony / Columbia
7The Family Stone$2,772,27224%2,464-5$1,125$38,808,8593Fox
8The Ringer$2,436,18527%1,85324$1,315$16,037,6512Fox Searchlight
9Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$2,066,6101%2,316-205$892$271,519,7187Warner Bros.
10Wolf Creek$1,426,00931%1,761--$810$9,827,5942Weinstein / Dimension