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. 16 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 16 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Troy$12,752,434-25%3,411--$3,739$46,864,3241Warner Bros.
2Van Helsing$5,619,669-36%3,5805$1,570$85,094,8782Universal
3Mean Girls$2,520,658-43%3,01543$836$55,404,4633Paramount
4Man on Fire (2004)$1,405,119-37%2,650-196$530$64,170,9254Fox
5Breakin' All the Rules$1,223,431-41%1,318--$928$5,088,9331Sony / Screen Gems
613 Going on 30$1,031,791-43%2,656-502$388$48,519,8494Sony / Columbia
7New York Minute$1,023,640-39%3,0060$341$10,783,1532Warner Bros.
8Kill Bill Vol. 2$500,920-23%1,401-551$358$60,855,4335Miramax
9Laws of Attraction$477,141-47%2,003-446$238$15,311,8033New Line
10Godsend$273,745-33%1,291-1032$212$13,422,3953Lionsgate