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. 31 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 31 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$12,140,3560%3,5246$3,445$132,860,5542Universal
2Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$4,727,819-6%3,6231$1,305$84,756,0243Paramount
3The Aviator (2004)$3,912,83047%1,7961755$2,179$24,094,7112Miramax
4Fat Albert$3,030,996-9%2,744--$1,105$26,181,0222Fox
5Ocean's Twelve$2,843,0533%3,2900$864$100,420,1734Warner Bros.
6National Treasure$2,367,52523%2,282-196$1,037$150,124,4617Disney
7The Polar Express$2,118,064-9%2,618-84$809$151,633,6378Warner Bros.
8Spanglish$1,668,267-9%2,48951$670$26,487,6303Sony / Columbia
9The Incredibles$1,443,6316%1,715-17$842$248,946,3409Disney
10The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$990,512-24%1,1051103$896$11,360,5214Disney