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, Mar. 30 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 30 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$1,412,376-6%3,312--$426$32,353,7611Warner Bros.
2The Passion of the Christ$1,351,71613%3,214-36$421$317,698,6925Newmarket
3The Ladykillers$985,8890%1,583--$623$14,604,7541Disney
4Dawn of the Dead (2004)$783,072-3%2,7483$285$45,812,5672Universal
5Jersey Girl$640,09111%1,520--$421$9,536,2391Miramax
6Taking Lives$603,0648%2,7050$223$22,879,0452Warner Bros.
7Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind$514,9507%1,3574$379$17,552,2602Focus
8Starsky & Hutch$498,16111%2,985-200$167$77,772,7854Warner Bros.
9Hidalgo$441,77111%2,667-262$166$57,265,7284Disney
10Secret Window$371,6788%2,912-106$128$41,287,0823Sony / Columbia