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 Mon, Dec. 13 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 13 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Twelve$3,019,755-65%3,290--$918$42,173,5481Warner Bros.
2Blade: Trinity$1,206,264-71%2,912--$414$25,692,9061New Line
3The Polar Express$1,044,483-63%3,257-393$321$110,878,2725Warner Bros.
4National Treasure$611,735-74%3,203-40$191$124,683,1484Disney
5Christmas with the Kranks$382,501-80%3,294-122$116$55,163,4993Sony / Columbia
6The Incredibles$290,813-80%2,656-522$109$232,867,9166Disney
7The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$178,315-87%3,3070$54$73,774,0684Paramount
8Alexander$157,517-63%2,125-320$74$32,752,0413Warner Bros.
9Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$127,569-52%1,701-732$75$38,543,4455Universal
10Ray$90,869-62%1,129-418$80$69,380,9077Universal