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. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$1,031,863-84%3,948-122$261$119,755,8393DreamWorks
2Team America: World Police$1,004,313-67%2,539--$396$13,123,6841Paramount
3Shall We Dance (2004)$926,210-70%1,772--$523$12,709,9691Miramax
4Friday Night Lights$649,041-75%2,76497$235$38,468,2132Universal
5Ladder 49$546,640-73%3,255-6$168$54,293,9153Disney
6Taxi (2004)$434,239-79%3,0010$145$24,323,3132Fox
7The Forgotten$370,575-74%2,768-213$134$57,537,0924Sony / Columbia
8Raise Your Voice$118,432-84%2,5210$47$8,027,4452New Line
9Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$86,993-73%1,208-535$72$35,986,6035Paramount