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 Mon, Dec. 29 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 29 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$10,052,344-29%3,7030$2,715$232,321,6522New Line
2Cheaper by the Dozen$6,603,986-16%3,298--$2,002$42,001,5521Fox
3Cold Mountain$2,625,330-35%2,163--$1,214$21,706,3951Miramax
4Something's Gotta Give$2,564,808-34%2,70932$947$58,462,9393Sony / Columbia
5Peter Pan (2003)$2,545,790-22%2,813--$905$17,173,7231Universal
6Mona Lisa Smile$2,516,870-24%2,6770$940$33,741,8372Sony / Columbia
7Paycheck$2,203,968-40%2,762--$798$20,816,8851Paramount
8The Last Samurai$1,778,305-30%2,557-381$695$76,104,5684Warner Bros.
9Elf$974,633-8%2,015-436$484$165,648,5288New Line
10Stuck on You$827,018-23%2,400-607$345$25,239,0353Fox