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 Tue, Sep. 14 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 14 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Resident Evil: Apocalypse$1,337,399-14%3,284--$407$25,922,1641Sony / Screen Gems
2Cellular$686,8762%2,749--$250$11,460,4031New Line
3Hero (2002)$384,721-2%2,17583$177$42,435,2463Miramax
4Without a Paddle$267,8994%2,754-2$97$46,045,1154Paramount
5Collateral$242,46310%2,024-324$120$93,158,0886DreamWorks
6Paparazzi$235,1063%2,15338$109$12,470,7772Fox
7Vanity Fair$231,67012%1,0543$220$11,538,5292Focus
8Wicker Park$195,6775%2,5980$75$10,816,8072MGM
9The Bourne Supremacy$186,1288%1,494-223$125$168,206,1718Universal
10Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid$144,881-5%2,544-361$57$27,876,8983Sony / Screen Gems