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, Feb. 27 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 27 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost Rider$1,069,132-6%3,6201$295$81,231,8202Sony / Columbia
2The Number 23$809,717-5%2,759--$293$16,268,7871New Line
3Reno 911!: Miami$630,866-10%2,702--$233$11,604,7741Fox
4Bridge to Terabithia$550,764-11%3,1390$175$48,172,4142Disney
5Music and Lyrics$538,88812%2,9550$182$32,738,4492Warner Bros.
6Norbit$429,695-11%3,1457$137$75,674,0613Paramount / DreamWorks
7Breach$425,1174%1,4934$285$21,141,1442Universal
8The Astronaut Farmer$292,834-1%2,155--$136$5,042,1581Warner Bros.
9Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$253,796-11%2,1110$120$25,672,0262Lionsgate
10Because I Said So$212,4495%1,936-510$110$38,685,0064Universal