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 Wed, Dec. 1 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 1 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$1,367,080-9%3,2430$422$91,751,4662Disney
2The Polar Express$966,4339%3,6500$265$84,274,7163Warner Bros.
3Alexander$691,706-19%2,4450$283$24,269,8841Warner Bros.
4Christmas with the Kranks$688,453-8%3,393274$203$33,034,1781Sony / Columbia
5The Incredibles$576,226-9%3,4530$167$216,245,9974Disney
6Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$408,692-11%2,4734$165$33,190,8373Universal
7The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$403,415-2%3,3070$122$60,160,3802Paramount
8Ray$186,535-5%1,499-50$124$65,709,7645Universal
9After the Sunset$183,787-7%2,3090$80$24,894,6433New Line
10Saw$90,330-6%1,0430$87$53,477,6045Lionsgate