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, Jun. 13 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 13 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$10,028,987-26%3,8550$2,602$157,976,8462Warner Bros.
2Shrek 2$6,821,954-24%3,843-288$1,775$353,336,7554DreamWorks
3The Chronicles of Riddick$5,955,671-29%2,757--$2,160$24,290,2751Universal
4Garfield$5,853,165-28%3,094--$1,892$21,727,2171Fox
5The Stepford Wives$5,420,716-33%3,057--$1,773$21,406,7931Paramount
6The Day After Tomorrow$3,872,144-35%3,210-234$1,206$153,145,7033Fox
7Troy$950,483-33%2,003-747$475$125,607,5325Warner Bros.
8Raising Helen$931,888-39%2,103-618$443$31,286,1143Disney
9Van Helsing$310,780-38%1,034-1025$301$116,987,9456Universal