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, Jan. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Butterfly Effect$1,279,360-4%2,605--$491$19,674,3571New Line
2Along Came Polly$854,5392%2,99511$285$54,960,1252Universal
3The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$546,1924%2,558-445$214$338,896,9086New Line
4Big Fish$461,3820%2,438-76$189$49,858,6757Sony / Columbia
5Cold Mountain$458,57915%2,8020$164$73,443,3525Miramax
6Mystic River$432,58724%1,3271194$326$59,560,64415Warner Bros.
7Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$375,796-7%2,711--$139$8,101,1941DreamWorks
8Something's Gotta Give$374,75826%2,143-359$175$107,723,3547Sony / Columbia
9Cheaper by the Dozen$285,543-7%2,810-215$102$123,123,0235Fox
10Torque$238,313-7%2,4630$97$17,772,1372Warner Bros.