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, Apr. 14 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 14 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Home on the Range$1,000,717-11%3,05811$327$31,401,3482Disney
2Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$842,193-13%3,130-182$269$66,346,9463Warner Bros.
3Hellboy$787,078-16%3,04315$259$43,900,9662Sony / Columbia
4The Passion of the Christ$784,039-16%3,240-168$242$356,023,4107Newmarket
5Walking Tall$667,994-13%2,8360$236$31,439,9902MGM
6The Alamo (2004)$656,241-15%2,609--$252$11,687,9731Disney
7Johnson Family Vacation$630,449-17%1,31744$479$14,424,1361Fox Searchlight
8Ella Enchanted$599,818-15%1,931--$311$8,798,3101Miramax
9The Prince and Me$516,295-14%2,71129$190$20,490,9622Paramount
10The Whole Ten Yards$489,560-14%2,654--$184$8,493,2801Warner Bros.