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 Thu, May. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek 2$8,213,9283%4,163426$1,973$164,736,7241DreamWorks
2Troy$1,918,321-3%3,4110$562$94,648,7342Warner Bros.
3Van Helsing$819,0494%3,418-162$240$103,978,3533Universal
4Mean Girls$677,87015%3,05439$222$67,282,2614Paramount
5Man on Fire (2004)$333,2690%2,104-50$158$70,883,2505Fox
613 Going on 30$281,54617%2,028-137$139$53,107,4195Sony / Columbia
7Breakin' All the Rules$215,1527%1,3180$163$9,917,4242Sony / Screen Gems
8New York Minute$123,54219%2,360-190$52$13,072,6653Warner Bros.
9Laws of Attraction$100,2338%1,010-993$99$17,239,3704New Line