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, Sep. 9 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 9 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hero (2002)$571,314-11%2,09261$273$37,233,0442Miramax
2Paparazzi$378,498-17%2,115--$179$9,235,3291Fox
3Vanity Fair$338,213-7%1,05150$322$8,484,7141Focus
4Without a Paddle$334,303-10%2,75626$121$41,006,2503Paramount
5Collateral$333,186-10%2,348-380$142$89,977,0875DreamWorks
6Wicker Park$315,468-14%2,598--$121$7,925,6351MGM
7Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid$256,548-11%2,9050$88$24,771,7882Sony / Screen Gems
8The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$232,723-10%3,139-192$74$86,327,9854Disney
9The Bourne Supremacy$231,785-7%1,717-362$135$165,510,5467Universal
10Exorcist: The Beginning$215,841-13%2,452-361$88$38,782,3393Warner Bros.