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, Jun. 21 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 21 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$5,560,418-32%2,694--$2,064$35,631,5391Fox
2Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$2,365,109-58%3,805-50$622$193,293,4003Warner Bros.
3The Terminal$2,238,041-58%2,811--$796$21,291,1991DreamWorks
4Shrek 2$1,886,313-57%3,306-537$571$380,514,2785DreamWorks
5Garfield$1,515,564-50%3,15056$481$43,872,9682Fox
6The Stepford Wives$1,213,601-43%3,0570$397$40,227,6472Paramount
7The Chronicles of Riddick$1,171,713-62%2,7570$425$43,671,3792Universal
8The Day After Tomorrow$965,284-61%2,667-543$362$168,277,0654Fox
9Around the World in 80 Days (2004)$921,254-65%2,801--$329$11,282,5301Disney
10Raising Helen$231,305-21%1,261-842$183$34,853,8124Disney