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 Thu, Nov. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredibles$1,850,3612%3,9330$470$151,031,8522Disney
2The Polar Express$1,358,9406%3,6500$372$35,798,6861Warner Bros.
3After the Sunset$656,976-6%2,819--$233$14,019,4861New Line
4Ray$519,7862%2,47411$210$54,626,7633Universal
5Saw$405,4561%2,4670$164$47,474,1073Lionsgate
6Shall We Dance (2004)$329,1235%2,065-477$159$49,970,2825Miramax
7The Grudge$318,043-1%2,816-311$113$100,612,5874Sony / Columbia
8Seed of Chucky$294,761-7%2,059--$143$10,222,7561Rogue
9Alfie$211,254-4%2,2150$95$11,982,6882Paramount
10Shark Tale$79,6172%1,622-1195$49$157,856,6967DreamWorks