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. 22 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 22 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dawn of the Dead (2004)$2,196,187-64%2,745--$800$28,918,2381Universal
2The Passion of the Christ$1,772,960-73%3,25029$546$297,281,7034Newmarket
3Taking Lives$1,002,871-65%2,705--$371$12,461,9071Warner Bros.
4Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind$803,482-63%1,353--$594$8,977,5921Focus
5Starsky & Hutch$792,072-69%3,1850$249$68,256,1863Warner Bros.
6Hidalgo$655,351-72%2,929-136$224$49,072,9973Disney
7Secret Window$624,209-71%3,0180$207$33,400,8152Sony / Columbia
8Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London$347,344-80%2,9730$117$17,672,5632MGM
950 First Dates$309,882-69%2,153-433$144$113,389,8076Sony / Columbia
10The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$120,965-69%1,021-286$118$373,485,53414New Line