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 Fri, Apr. 2 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 2 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hellboy$8,622,316--3,028--$2,848$8,622,3161Sony / Columbia
2Walking Tall$5,334,907--2,836--$1,881$5,334,9071MGM
3Home on the Range$3,964,127--3,047--$1,301$3,964,1271Disney
4Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$3,579,542181%3,3120$1,081$38,539,8092Warner Bros.
5The Prince and Me$3,347,820--2,682--$1,248$3,347,8201Paramount
6The Passion of the Christ$2,504,85496%3,408194$735$322,758,9696Newmarket
7The Ladykillers$2,186,636154%1,5874$1,378$18,581,8322Disney
8Jersey Girl$1,742,901202%1,821301$957$12,447,9712Miramax
9Dawn of the Dead (2004)$1,437,317113%2,357-391$610$48,610,2013Universal
10Taking Lives$1,097,146104%2,010-695$546$25,078,2273Warner Bros.