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, Jan. 5 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 5 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$1,952,0503%3,8530$507$232,135,7534Disney
2King Kong (2005)$1,615,5680%3,62751$445$180,057,4283Universal
3Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$1,473,66711%3,0560$482$69,158,7382Sony / Columbia
4Memoirs of a Geisha$1,057,3928%1,5470$684$33,751,7392Sony / Columbia
5Cheaper by the Dozen 2$956,846-6%3,21136$298$58,122,0892Fox
6Rumor Has It$855,5855%2,8150$304$29,504,3792Warner Bros.
7The Family Stone$720,1995%2,464-5$292$48,567,3783Fox
8The Ringer$557,2107%1,85324$301$23,508,7112Fox Searchlight
9Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$463,481-2%2,316-108$200$278,664,4847Warner Bros.
10Syriana$382,15126%1,7250$222$40,018,5494Warner Bros.