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, Feb. 14 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 14 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$4,575,504--2,111--$2,167$4,575,5040Lionsgate
2Music and Lyrics$4,155,694--2,929--$1,419$4,155,6940Warner Bros.
3Norbit$3,307,706172%3,136--$1,055$40,608,7671Paramount / DreamWorks
4Hannibal Rising$1,303,34493%3,003--$434$15,916,4071MGM / Weinstein
5The Messengers$877,864197%2,5291$347$26,307,6592Sony / Screen Gems
6Because I Said So$871,93377%2,5293$345$27,752,7742Universal
7Night at the Museum$581,857146%2,436-567$239$233,295,4658Fox
8Smokin' Aces$548,02593%1,892-327$290$32,343,6523Universal
9Pan's Labyrinth$406,22559%1,10927$366$27,560,0937Picturehouse
10Epic Movie$385,421141%2,506-334$154$36,381,5943Fox