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. 10 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 10 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Twelve$14,739,838--3,290--$4,480$14,739,8381Warner Bros.
2Blade: Trinity$5,309,72683%2,912--$1,823$13,733,1241New Line
3National Treasure$2,899,055211%3,203-40$905$117,137,5194Disney
4The Polar Express$2,611,856128%3,257-393$802$102,856,8145Warner Bros.
5Christmas with the Kranks$2,036,154265%3,294-122$618$49,207,0713Sony / Columbia
6The Incredibles$1,209,167206%2,656-522$455$228,749,3976Disney
7The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$922,799294%3,3070$279$70,160,3984Paramount
8Alexander$419,25345%2,125-320$197$31,535,2733Warner Bros.
9Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$374,74963%1,701-732$220$37,675,5205Universal
10Ray$259,28497%1,129-418$230$68,594,5577Universal