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 Sun, May. 9 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 9 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Van Helsing$12,583,206-36%3,575--$3,520$51,747,4341Universal
2Mean Girls$3,202,037-45%2,972133$1,077$42,074,6702Paramount
3Man on Fire (2004)$2,515,220-27%2,846-140$884$56,353,7223Fox
413 Going on 30$1,850,644-19%3,158-295$586$42,876,8953Sony / Columbia
5New York Minute$1,371,254-43%3,006--$456$5,960,7511Warner Bros.
6Laws of Attraction$1,097,514-28%2,4490$448$12,098,4442New Line
7Kill Bill Vol. 2$825,515-36%1,952-722$423$57,807,1424Miramax
8Godsend$757,076-33%2,3230$326$11,371,9272Lionsgate
9Home on the Range$644,12057%1,356-654$475$47,257,3516Disney
10Envy$642,918-37%2,4450$263$9,971,0422DreamWorks