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. 15 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 15 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$5,651,027296%3,948-122$1,431$102,369,6473DreamWorks
2Team America: World Police$4,470,829--2,539--$1,761$4,470,8291Paramount
3Friday Night Lights$4,104,795246%2,76497$1,485$29,707,0742Universal
4Shall We Dance (2004)$3,718,770--1,772--$2,099$3,718,7701Miramax
5Ladder 49$2,588,492189%3,255-6$795$47,832,5913Disney
6Taxi (2004)$2,312,524242%3,0010$771$18,310,8292Fox
7The Forgotten$1,857,473240%2,768-213$671$53,015,2654Sony / Columbia
8Raise Your Voice$800,602332%2,5210$318$5,949,2272New Line
9Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$347,963120%1,208-535$288$35,028,6185Paramount