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 Wed, Dec. 24 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 24 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$7,544,700-40%3,7030$2,037$157,684,5021New Line
2Something's Gotta Give$1,485,187-24%2,6770$555$38,629,0392Sony / Columbia
3Elf$1,265,104-33%2,451-425$516$159,526,5947New Line
4The Last Samurai$1,073,210-33%2,93830$365$63,520,9733Warner Bros.
5Mona Lisa Smile$1,050,568-54%2,677--$392$17,171,4861Sony / Columbia
6The Haunted Mansion$575,501-45%2,414-587$238$61,374,6704Disney
7Bad Santa$564,098-30%2,225-315$254$45,024,8604Miramax / Dimension
8Stuck on You$526,815-55%3,0074$175$19,744,5992Fox
9Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$349,912-48%2,121-199$165$95,552,8605Universal
10Love Don't Cost a Thing$282,042-51%1,8440$153$12,625,4732Warner Bros.