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, Mar. 31 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 31 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$1,333,933-6%3,312--$403$33,687,6941Warner Bros.
2The Passion of the Christ$1,275,923-6%3,214-36$397$318,974,6155Newmarket
3The Ladykillers$928,987-6%1,583--$587$15,533,7411Disney
4Dawn of the Dead (2004)$686,229-12%2,7483$250$46,498,7962Universal
5Jersey Girl$591,922-8%1,520--$389$10,128,1611Miramax
6Taking Lives$565,101-6%2,7050$209$23,444,1462Warner Bros.
7Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind$477,074-7%1,3574$352$18,029,3342Focus
8Starsky & Hutch$463,564-7%2,985-200$155$78,236,3494Warner Bros.
9Hidalgo$422,339-4%2,667-262$158$57,688,0674Disney
10Secret Window$358,936-3%2,912-106$123$41,646,0183Sony / Columbia