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, May. 5 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 5 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mean Girls$891,729-18%2,839--$314$27,605,2011Paramount
2Man on Fire (2004)$861,387-16%2,9866$288$47,343,0922Fox
3Kill Bill Vol. 2$499,007-14%2,674-399$187$54,349,9043Miramax
413 Going on 30$476,048-17%3,45315$138$36,675,1042Sony / Columbia
5Laws of Attraction$420,773-10%2,449--$172$8,092,5101New Line
6Godsend$398,710-16%2,323--$172$8,228,2601Lionsgate
7Envy$290,531-17%2,445--$119$7,213,0471DreamWorks
8The Punisher$282,155-13%2,267-382$124$30,694,9473Lionsgate
9The Passion of the Christ$134,116-8%1,832-437$73$367,117,73010Newmarket
10Hellboy$122,668-11%1,563-655$78$57,913,8195Sony / Columbia