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, Aug. 26 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 26 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$1,304,568-4%3,49018$374$66,980,8742Disney
2Without a Paddle$1,227,002-7%2,730--$449$19,157,8811Paramount
3Exorcist: The Beginning$1,172,064-11%2,803--$418$24,085,3121Warner Bros.
4Collateral$935,418-3%3,029-176$309$73,689,4363DreamWorks
5Alien Vs. Predator$890,323-10%3,4016$262$67,265,8002Fox
6Open Water$832,391-9%2,7092654$307$17,977,9171Lionsgate
7The Bourne Supremacy$645,631-4%2,532-444$255$153,098,8135Universal
8The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$391,320-3%1,920-692$204$56,174,7574Paramount
9The Village$358,769-6%2,249-893$160$108,618,3914Disney
10Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie$261,886-11%2,4110$109$16,762,4882Warner Bros.