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 Fri, Dec. 3 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 3 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$5,061,020273%3,2430$1,561$98,168,4083Disney
2Christmas with the Kranks$3,191,962339%3,41623$934$36,953,7552Sony / Columbia
3The Polar Express$2,854,612164%3,6500$782$88,210,9664Warner Bros.
4The Incredibles$2,339,292291%3,178-275$736$219,183,1925Disney
5The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$1,766,461351%3,3070$534$62,318,8553Paramount
6Alexander$1,453,036120%2,4450$594$26,384,3342Warner Bros.
7Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$912,447146%2,433-40$375$34,474,2004Universal
8Ray$526,174172%1,54748$340$66,429,3776Universal
9After the Sunset$517,574183%1,889-420$274$25,595,3834New Line
10The Grudge$361,178311%1,286-200$281$108,490,1807Sony / Columbia