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 Mon, Oct. 11 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 11 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$5,273,374-45%4,07054$1,296$92,624,7632DreamWorks
2Friday Night Lights$2,106,042-60%2,667--$790$22,375,0071Universal
3Ladder 49$1,608,866-55%3,2611$493$42,634,0352Disney
4Taxi (2004)$1,360,019-60%3,001--$453$14,009,5271Fox
5The Forgotten$934,952-55%2,981-163$314$49,659,4963Sony / Columbia
6Raise Your Voice$583,462-46%2,521--$231$4,606,8061New Line
7Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$303,804-48%1,743-978$174$34,236,3404Paramount
8Resident Evil: Apocalypse$170,336-56%1,217-769$140$49,180,2505Sony / Screen Gems
9Mr. 3000$154,629-40%1,386-853$112$20,813,4024Disney
10First Daughter$97,045-44%1,023-1257$95$8,388,2393Fox