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. 18 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 18 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$17,019,727-51%3,703--$4,596$51,470,0480New Line
2Something's Gotta Give$1,445,2781%2,677--$540$22,013,1181Sony / Columbia
3The Last Samurai$1,062,374-5%2,9080$365$51,719,0242Warner Bros.
4Stuck on You$545,1592%3,003--$182$11,699,3801Fox
5Bad Santa$529,7508%2,540449$209$37,818,6663Miramax / Dimension
6Elf$512,65717%2,876-243$178$149,330,8496New Line
7Love Don't Cost a Thing$313,53618%1,844--$170$7,441,6401Warner Bros.
8The Haunted Mansion$293,52211%3,001-121$98$54,875,0233Disney
9Honey (2003)$279,1357%1,928-14$145$20,890,2092Universal
10Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$231,71811%2,320-1089$100$91,615,6554Universal