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, Mar. 15 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 15 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$3,170,202-70%3,22151$984$267,681,0043Newmarket
2Starsky & Hutch$1,488,404-64%3,1850$467$52,989,5752Warner Bros.
3Secret Window$1,437,091-66%3,018--$476$19,675,6361Sony / Columbia
4Hidalgo$1,116,001-67%3,0652$364$36,751,8052Disney
5Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London$794,945-68%2,973--$267$8,809,5821MGM
650 First Dates$526,740-62%2,586-454$204$107,229,5335Sony / Columbia
7Twisted$282,392-67%2,208-496$128$21,416,4773Paramount
8Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$260,469-62%1,801-379$145$25,201,8204Disney
9The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$207,038-67%1,307-596$158$371,360,33113New Line
10Monster$152,862-60%1,012-70$151$32,269,44612Newmarket