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 Sat, Mar. 3 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 3 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wild Hogs$17,404,38455%3,287--$5,295$28,655,2181Disney
2Zodiac$5,538,72332%2,362--$2,345$9,745,1271Paramount
3Ghost Rider$5,322,44373%3,608-12$1,475$91,652,8193Sony / Columbia
4Bridge to Terabithia$4,121,92199%3,15920$1,305$55,490,4303Disney
5Norbit$3,020,43779%2,827-318$1,068$81,214,8124Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Number 23$2,735,70936%2,7590$992$22,379,1732New Line
7Music and Lyrics$2,245,88649%2,644-311$849$37,540,1953Warner Bros.
8Breach$1,692,64966%1,4985$1,130$24,649,0173Universal
9Reno 911!: Miami$1,629,40129%2,7020$603$15,552,3382Fox
10Black Snake Moan$1,621,70617%1,252--$1,295$3,007,5491Paramount Vantage