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, Oct. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$1,939,234-6%4,016--$483$53,964,1211DreamWorks
2Ladder 49$1,346,888-14%3,260--$413$26,544,6961Disney
3The Forgotten$716,801-8%3,14440$228$40,335,6752Sony / Columbia
4Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$241,977-11%2,721-449$89$31,351,8053Paramount
5Resident Evil: Apocalypse$171,529-11%1,986-850$86$47,579,7554Sony / Screen Gems
6Mr. 3000$140,764-14%2,239-497$63$19,564,8313Disney
7Wimbledon$137,207-5%1,705-334$80$15,236,4403Universal
8First Daughter$132,288-11%2,28020$58$7,542,3292Fox
9Cellular$130,795-13%2,020-743$65$28,590,3094New Line
10Without a Paddle$62,204-13%1,439-880$43$55,621,5047Paramount