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, Jun. 24 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 24 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$3,805,427-5%2,694--$1,413$48,670,7801Fox
2White Chicks$3,287,766-22%2,412--$1,363$7,503,9220Sony / Columbia
3Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$2,238,4274%3,805-50$588$200,293,5503Warner Bros.
4The Terminal$2,091,6270%2,811--$744$27,903,8741DreamWorks
5Shrek 2$1,957,8807%3,306-537$592$386,570,3045DreamWorks
6Garfield$1,568,8253%3,15056$498$48,770,9052Fox
7The Stepford Wives$1,127,8071%3,0570$369$43,803,4722Paramount
8The Chronicles of Riddick$882,934-3%2,7570$320$46,621,8842Universal
9Around the World in 80 Days (2004)$881,6457%2,801189$315$14,004,7531Disney
10The Day After Tomorrow$802,7894%2,667-410$301$170,872,6034Fox