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. 25 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 25 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$7,810,33838%3,243--$2,408$55,113,2231Disney
2Christmas with the Kranks$5,816,34370%3,119--$1,865$9,246,3490Sony / Columbia
3The Incredibles$4,786,5698%3,453-480$1,386$190,714,9333Disney
4Alexander$4,154,4624%2,445--$1,699$8,150,4210Warner Bros.
5The Polar Express$3,696,3379%3,6500$1,013$62,096,0722Warner Bros.
6The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$2,221,248-36%3,307--$672$40,948,2421Paramount
7Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$1,197,8178%2,4691939$485$25,732,8562Universal
8Ray$728,24454%1,549-925$470$61,150,4304Universal
9After the Sunset$703,69539%2,8190$250$21,224,2072New Line
10The Grudge$431,24414%1,652-1164$261$105,828,2065Sony / Columbia