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. 8 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 8 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man 2$9,137,098-9%4,1520$2,201$211,255,7251Sony / Columbia
2King Arthur (2004)$3,610,783-25%3,003--$1,202$8,429,1680Disney
3Fahrenheit 9/11$2,478,424-5%1,725541$1,437$69,103,8412Lionsgate
4The Notebook (2004)$1,593,5080%2,32320$686$36,552,5982New Line
5DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$1,441,913-2%2,953-67$488$92,158,8283Fox
6White Chicks$1,255,597-2%2,80074$448$50,681,1392Sony / Columbia
7Shrek 2$1,138,9721%2,609-328$437$414,072,8597DreamWorks
8The Terminal$998,3412%2,782-132$359$60,284,6323DreamWorks
9Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$987,0454%2,725-279$362$228,748,4235Warner Bros.
10Garfield$634,6495%2,458-173$258$66,086,4244Fox