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. 30 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 30 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Forgotten$1,117,871-7%3,104--$360$26,265,7061Sony / Columbia
2Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$377,787-12%3,1700$119$27,311,6092Paramount
3Resident Evil: Apocalypse$292,0513%2,836-448$103$44,715,1053Sony / Screen Gems
4Mr. 3000$250,646-6%2,7360$92$16,576,2972Disney
5Cellular$243,700-6%2,76314$88$26,154,5873New Line
6Wimbledon$224,213-8%2,0395$110$13,096,3532Universal
7First Daughter$214,086-6%2,260--$95$4,965,3371Fox
8Without a Paddle$158,9631%2,319-291$69$54,135,4936Paramount
9Napoleon Dynamite$119,128-3%1,0240$116$36,218,96716Fox Searchlight
10Collateral$113,894-13%1,287-318$88$98,644,3278DreamWorks