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, Mar. 7 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 7 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wild Hogs$2,324,783-8%3,287--$707$47,091,8001Disney
2Zodiac$845,253-9%2,362--$358$16,154,1071Paramount
3Ghost Rider$596,570-8%3,608-12$165$96,727,2753Sony / Columbia
4The Number 23$489,231-8%2,7590$177$25,680,6642New Line
5Bridge to Terabithia$475,1254%3,15920$150$59,595,8933Disney
6Music and Lyrics$328,443-4%2,644-311$124$39,650,2283Warner Bros.
7Black Snake Moan$297,622-9%1,252--$238$5,131,5271Paramount Vantage
8Reno 911!: Miami$270,288-7%2,7020$100$17,472,1342Fox
9Norbit$266,877-2%2,827-318$94$83,735,0304Paramount / DreamWorks
10Breach$239,486-3%1,4985$160$26,274,1103Universal