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, Apr. 5 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 5 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hellboy$1,872,644-68%3,028--$618$25,044,6981Sony / Columbia
2The Passion of the Christ$1,291,310-68%3,408194$379$332,151,4676Newmarket
3Walking Tall$1,255,900-68%2,836--$443$16,757,1631MGM
4Home on the Range$1,209,244-71%3,047--$397$15,088,9521Disney
5Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$1,141,334-75%3,3120$345$50,889,8462Warner Bros.
6The Prince and Me$751,781-65%2,682--$280$10,157,5121Paramount
7The Ladykillers$515,307-71%1,5874$325$24,000,6422Disney
8Dawn of the Dead (2004)$471,944-61%2,357-391$200$52,228,4843Universal
9Jersey Girl$422,621-65%1,821301$232$16,253,2022Miramax
10Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind$319,890-65%1,120-237$286$22,242,7213Focus