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 Tue, Jan. 23 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 23 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dreamgirls$684,40420%2,214307$309$78,673,4974Paramount / DreamWorks
2Night at the Museum$587,780-12%3,483-129$169$206,110,8645Fox
3Stomp the Yard$565,761-15%2,0510$276$41,778,5702Sony / Screen Gems
4The Hitcher (2007)$519,778-7%2,831--$184$8,897,3421Rogue
5The Pursuit of Happyness$466,45614%3,066-103$152$146,997,3816Sony / Columbia
6The Queen$435,59040%1,5861242$275$36,243,27117Miramax
7Children of Men$320,55910%1,52416$210$28,103,8483Universal
8Freedom Writers$302,699-2%2,286107$132$27,133,0423Paramount
9Alpha Dog$284,708-4%1,2923$220$12,366,4742Universal
10The Good Shepherd$157,3235%1,571-423$100$57,909,7695Universal