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. 31 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 31 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Smokin' Aces$910,765-14%2,218--$411$17,732,9001Universal
2Epic Movie$552,996-12%2,801--$197$20,555,8811Fox
3Dreamgirls$497,858-6%2,785571$179$88,290,4575Paramount / DreamWorks
4Night at the Museum$430,3060%3,241-242$133$218,174,4996Fox
5Catch and Release$411,219-9%1,622--$254$8,928,3081Sony / Columbia
6The Queen$407,332-5%1,830244$223$42,382,76418Miramax
7The Pursuit of Happyness$326,222-6%2,688-378$121$153,915,1127Sony / Columbia
8Stomp the Yard$291,661-6%2,11564$138$51,491,9793Sony / Screen Gems
9The Departed$263,553-5%1,4531326$181$126,040,57617Warner Bros.
10Freedom Writers$249,5793%2,273-13$110$32,018,2354Paramount