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, Jan. 21 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 21 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Along Came Polly$1,327,793-21%2,984--$445$35,449,3781Universal
2The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$610,178-18%3,003-529$203$330,396,6215New Line
3Big Fish$581,904-17%2,514108$231$41,175,5256Sony / Columbia
4Cold Mountain$515,270-6%2,802500$184$67,042,9074Miramax
5Something's Gotta Give$425,463-9%2,502-374$170$102,574,0226Sony / Columbia
6Torque$403,747-20%2,463--$164$12,352,0721Warner Bros.
7Cheaper by the Dozen$311,016-22%3,025-213$103$115,781,0734Fox
8The Last Samurai$232,942-14%1,403-498$166$103,094,2237Warner Bros.
9Mona Lisa Smile$172,283-11%1,836-664$94$61,278,7255Sony / Columbia
10Paycheck$151,802-12%1,984-778$77$51,217,2184Paramount