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. 22 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 22 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost Rider$2,128,101-2%3,619--$588$58,961,5331Sony / Columbia
2Bridge to Terabithia$1,342,3047%3,139--$428$32,646,8161Disney
3Norbit$923,6570%3,1382$294$64,935,9432Paramount / DreamWorks
4Music and Lyrics$818,743-5%2,95526$277$24,064,5421Warner Bros.
5Breach$655,460-1%1,489--$440$14,310,8371Universal
6Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$457,457-6%2,1110$217$20,317,2631Lionsgate
7Hannibal Rising$388,894-5%3,0030$130$24,157,9062MGM / Weinstein
8Because I Said So$378,460-3%2,446-83$155$35,510,9523Universal
9Night at the Museum$329,4799%2,042-394$161$239,468,7389Fox
10The Messengers$238,746-1%2,183-346$109$31,796,6313Sony / Screen Gems