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, Jan. 19 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 19 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Along Came Polly$4,729,949-37%2,984--$1,585$32,451,1641Universal
2Cheaper by the Dozen$2,871,9515%3,025-213$949$115,073,6124Fox
3The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$2,228,122-31%3,003-529$742$329,046,8035New Line
4Big Fish$2,030,059-32%2,514108$808$39,891,1546Sony / Columbia
5Torque$1,471,354-44%2,463--$597$11,442,3071Warner Bros.
6Teacher's Pet$1,140,07334%2,027--$562$3,600,4661Disney
7Cold Mountain$1,133,403-37%2,802500$404$65,976,6544Miramax
8Peter Pan (2003)$939,85816%1,649-965$570$43,972,3174Universal
9Something's Gotta Give$937,107-37%2,502-374$375$101,679,5286Sony / Columbia
10My Baby's Daddy$763,989-28%1,4481$528$13,180,3542Miramax