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, Dec. 4 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 4 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bad Santa$819,7904%2,005160$409$20,129,6681Miramax / Dimension
2Gothika$737,6175%2,3820$310$44,296,8532Warner Bros.
3Elf$593,1525%3,2020$185$131,514,8274New Line
4The Missing$588,138-2%2,7560$213$17,770,9221Sony / Columbia
5The Haunted Mansion$584,7913%3,1220$187$36,582,7341Disney
6Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$537,3013%3,4673$155$78,157,7562Universal
7Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$524,7911%2,7030$194$68,834,2003Fox
8Love Actually$454,1034%1,7148$265$45,185,5314Universal
9Timeline$375,3251%2,7870$135$14,067,3321Paramount
10The Matrix Revolutions$238,1053%2,0550$116$134,323,7844Warner Bros.