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. 17 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 17 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Troy$4,577,526-64%3,411--$1,342$51,441,8501Warner Bros.
2Van Helsing$1,431,517-75%3,5805$400$86,526,3952Universal
3Mean Girls$621,422-75%3,01543$206$56,025,8853Paramount
4Man on Fire (2004)$440,935-69%2,650-196$166$64,611,8604Fox
5Breakin' All the Rules$331,607-73%1,318--$252$5,420,5401Sony / Screen Gems
613 Going on 30$272,207-74%2,656-502$102$48,792,0564Sony / Columbia
7Kill Bill Vol. 2$211,073-58%1,401-551$151$61,066,5065Miramax
8New York Minute$165,485-84%3,0060$55$10,948,6382Warner Bros.
9Laws of Attraction$154,976-68%2,003-446$77$15,466,7793New Line
10Godsend$96,533-65%1,291-1032$75$13,518,9283Lionsgate