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, Feb. 3 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 3 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Butterfly Effect$832,1770%2,6050$319$33,404,0812New Line
2Along Came Polly$593,9888%3,05257$195$67,149,1923Universal
3You Got Served$553,795-22%1,933--$286$17,382,6001Sony / Screen Gems
4The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$399,3523%2,256-302$177$346,123,1587New Line
5Mystic River$364,8895%1,37043$266$65,585,78916Warner Bros.
6Big Fish$341,6869%2,280-158$150$55,971,7498Sony / Columbia
7Cold Mountain$341,22418%2,500-302$136$79,022,7706Miramax
8The Big Bounce$304,3104%2,304--$132$3,933,4861Warner Bros.
9Something's Gotta Give$267,96315%1,601-542$167$112,382,5388Sony / Columbia
10Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$224,5568%2,80897$80$13,540,9362DreamWorks