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 Sat, Nov. 13 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 13 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredibles$22,373,18061%3,9330$5,689$129,305,0552Disney
2The Polar Express$10,265,77964%3,650--$2,813$23,825,5571Warner Bros.
3After the Sunset$4,638,76027%2,819--$1,646$8,287,2411New Line
4Ray$3,871,23461%2,47411$1,565$50,381,6163Universal
5Seed of Chucky$3,525,72619%2,061--$1,711$6,488,8741Rogue
6The Grudge$3,176,77134%2,816-520$1,128$97,787,6314Sony / Columbia
7Saw$2,771,45330%2,4670$1,123$44,224,0003Lionsgate
8Shall We Dance (2004)$1,797,32340%2,065-477$870$47,742,6455Miramax
9Alfie$1,167,41124%2,2150$527$10,469,1742Paramount
10Shark Tale$967,94093%1,622-1195$597$156,901,7227DreamWorks