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. 19 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 19 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek 2$11,786,649--3,737--$3,154$11,786,6490DreamWorks
2Troy$3,167,543-25%3,411--$929$58,824,2131Warner Bros.
3Van Helsing$1,021,863-25%3,5805$285$88,907,3932Universal
4Mean Girls$523,828-19%3,01543$174$57,199,3783Paramount
5Man on Fire (2004)$341,643-27%2,154-692$159$65,420,2394Fox
6Breakin' All the Rules$231,454-22%1,318--$176$5,947,5081Sony / Screen Gems
713 Going on 30$213,710-32%2,165-993$99$49,322,2124Sony / Columbia
8Kill Bill Vol. 2$169,288-27%1,401-551$121$61,466,4245Miramax
9Laws of Attraction$140,457-21%2,003-446$70$15,784,4233New Line
10New York Minute$89,930-48%2,550-456$35$11,211,1342Warner Bros.