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 Tue, Dec. 30 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 30 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$9,615,884-4%3,7030$2,597$241,937,5362New Line
2Cheaper by the Dozen$7,004,9266%3,298--$2,124$49,006,4781Fox
3Peter Pan (2003)$2,758,0688%2,813--$980$19,931,7911Universal
4Cold Mountain$2,744,5535%2,163--$1,269$24,450,9481Miramax
5Something's Gotta Give$2,737,4597%2,70932$1,011$61,200,3983Sony / Columbia
6Mona Lisa Smile$2,707,5918%2,6770$1,011$36,449,4282Sony / Columbia
7Paycheck$2,214,7850%2,762--$802$23,031,6701Paramount
8The Last Samurai$1,923,4708%2,557-381$752$78,028,0384Warner Bros.
9Elf$1,089,62412%2,015-436$541$166,738,1528New Line
10Stuck on You$861,3714%2,400-607$359$26,100,4063Fox