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 Thu, Feb. 15 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 15 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Norbit$1,472,556-55%3,136--$470$42,081,3231Paramount / DreamWorks
2Music and Lyrics$1,373,081-67%2,929--$469$5,528,7750Warner Bros.
3Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$1,118,173-76%2,111--$530$5,693,6770Lionsgate
4Hannibal Rising$745,423-43%3,003--$248$16,661,8301MGM / Weinstein
5Because I Said So$505,291-42%2,5293$200$28,258,0652Universal
6The Messengers$401,196-54%2,5291$159$26,708,8552Sony / Screen Gems
7Night at the Museum$337,751-42%2,436-567$139$233,633,2168Fox
8Smokin' Aces$301,101-45%1,892-327$159$32,644,7533Universal
9Pan's Labyrinth$283,305-30%1,10927$255$27,843,3987Picturehouse
10Dreamgirls$225,014-36%2,284-513$99$98,051,2107Paramount / DreamWorks