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. 29 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 29 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bourne Supremacy$4,415,399-15%3,165--$1,395$74,662,9341Universal
2I, Robot$2,082,506-11%3,49474$596$104,684,0902Fox
3Spider-Man 2$1,614,954-12%3,753-305$430$335,823,4044Sony / Columbia
4Catwoman$1,404,748-11%3,117--$451$23,331,4971Warner Bros.
5A Cinderella Story$1,228,133-19%2,6250$468$35,455,5362Warner Bros.
6Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy$834,186-16%2,936-168$284$75,034,4913DreamWorks
7The Notebook (2004)$772,960-7%2,003-86$386$65,585,4145New Line
8Fahrenheit 9/11$710,563-16%1,855-149$383$106,359,6755Lionsgate
9King Arthur (2004)$426,885-14%2,104-982$203$47,092,5683Disney
10Shrek 2$369,472-25%1,559-298$237$431,181,82210DreamWorks