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, Jan. 17 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 17 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dreamgirls$778,9483%1,9071055$408$68,639,7163Paramount / DreamWorks
2Night at the Museum$764,184-8%3,612-118$212$192,097,9224Fox
3Stomp the Yard$736,250-12%2,051--$359$27,447,0191Sony / Screen Gems
4The Pursuit of Happyness$572,488-2%3,169142$181$139,235,7725Sony / Columbia
5Alpha Dog$463,447-9%1,289--$360$8,382,7041Universal
6Children of Men$459,494-3%1,508299$305$23,352,0762Universal
7Freedom Writers$383,0105%2,179819$176$20,921,3502Paramount
8Primeval$301,954-10%2,444--$124$7,431,1621Disney
9The Good Shepherd$299,6447%1,994-256$150$55,282,1344Universal
10Blood Diamond$228,177-2%1,116-394$204$48,661,8996Warner Bros.