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, Jul. 1 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 1 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man 2$23,812,468-41%4,152--$5,735$64,254,5160Sony / Columbia
2Fahrenheit 9/11$3,418,9822%1,1841182$2,888$39,100,2971Lionsgate
3The Notebook (2004)$1,812,6322%2,303--$787$21,316,0551New Line
4DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$1,715,696-5%3,020326$568$76,256,4042Fox
5White Chicks$1,669,142-4%2,726314$612$35,121,4021Sony / Columbia
6Shrek 2$1,323,4598%2,937-369$451$402,305,9526DreamWorks
7Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$1,301,8668%3,004-801$433$217,184,5804Warner Bros.
8The Terminal$1,282,84111%2,914103$440$46,457,3102DreamWorks
9Garfield$754,060-1%2,631-519$287$59,953,7013Fox
10Two Brothers$619,062-3%2,175--$285$8,992,0771Universal