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, Feb. 4 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 4 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Butterfly Effect$723,566-13%2,6050$278$34,127,6472New Line
2Along Came Polly$533,974-10%3,05257$175$67,683,1663Universal
3You Got Served$471,536-15%1,933--$244$17,854,1361Sony / Screen Gems
4The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$368,596-8%2,256-302$163$346,491,7547New Line
5Mystic River$348,214-5%1,37043$254$65,934,00316Warner Bros.
6Cold Mountain$308,929-9%2,500-302$124$79,331,6996Miramax
7Big Fish$307,745-10%2,280-158$135$56,279,4948Sony / Columbia
8Something's Gotta Give$268,0630%1,601-542$167$112,650,6018Sony / Columbia
9The Big Bounce$257,449-15%2,304--$112$4,190,9351Warner Bros.
10Cheaper by the Dozen$193,717-9%2,396-414$81$128,636,4876Fox