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, May. 3 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 3 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mean Girls$1,192,576-79%2,839--$420$25,624,9471Paramount
2Man on Fire (2004)$1,163,389-71%2,9866$390$45,461,5732Fox
3Kill Bill Vol. 2$606,842-67%2,674-399$227$53,272,4213Miramax
413 Going on 30$566,122-77%3,45315$164$35,624,5292Sony / Columbia
5Godsend$552,029-67%2,323--$238$7,354,4521Lionsgate
6Laws of Attraction$470,414-70%2,449--$192$7,201,6271New Line
7Envy$410,506-73%2,445--$168$6,572,1971DreamWorks
8The Punisher$338,033-67%2,267-382$149$30,089,0923Lionsgate
9The Passion of the Christ$149,005-68%1,832-437$81$366,837,72510Newmarket
10Hellboy$144,879-73%1,563-655$93$57,653,3605Sony / Columbia