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 Fri, Oct. 8 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 8 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$7,827,347281%4,07054$1,923$63,848,4612DreamWorks
2Friday Night Lights$6,760,785--2,667--$2,535$6,760,7851Universal
3Ladder 49$3,706,432170%3,2611$1,137$31,625,1802Disney
4Taxi (2004)$3,571,7111015%3,001--$1,190$4,192,2951Fox
5The Forgotten$2,177,750178%2,981-163$731$43,296,4693Sony / Columbia
6Raise Your Voice$1,313,061--2,521--$521$1,313,0611New Line
7Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$518,843117%1,743-978$298$32,109,3384Paramount
8Resident Evil: Apocalypse$316,82179%1,217-769$260$48,073,3785Sony / Screen Gems
9Cellular$261,42489%1,152-868$227$28,990,0395New Line
10Mr. 3000$248,25066%1,386-853$179$19,962,5094Disney