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 Wed, Aug. 4 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 4 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Village$4,009,162-16%3,730--$1,075$65,509,3221Disney
2The Bourne Supremacy$2,686,130-7%3,18015$845$107,555,7402Universal
3The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$1,833,841-4%2,867--$640$25,872,9831Paramount
4I, Robot$1,306,437-5%3,204-290$408$119,121,8373Fox
5Spider-Man 2$1,104,652-7%3,001-752$368$347,972,1665Sony / Columbia
6A Cinderella Story$918,235-4%2,350-275$391$43,100,6363Warner Bros.
7Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle$851,874-10%2,135--$399$8,306,7191New Line
8Catwoman$821,563-5%3,1170$264$32,352,8102Warner Bros.
9The Notebook (2004)$533,773-2%1,506-497$354$69,850,2456New Line
10Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy$521,8440%2,032-904$257$79,746,7064DreamWorks