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. 14 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 14 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1300$5,822,576-11%3,103--$1,876$90,839,9861Warner Bros.
2Wild Hogs$2,014,6110%3,2969$611$83,051,4402Disney
3Bridge to Terabithia$711,6610%3,21051$222$69,050,4024Disney
4Zodiac$559,240-2%2,37917$235$25,297,6802Paramount
5Ghost Rider$539,718-2%3,347-261$161$105,638,7604Sony / Columbia
6The Number 23$386,2241%2,489-270$155$31,398,5053New Line
7Music and Lyrics$357,9011%2,280-364$157$44,815,3944Warner Bros.
8Norbit$340,6730%2,505-322$136$89,309,9955Paramount / DreamWorks
9Amazing Grace$230,929-1%1,000209$231$12,102,4053IDP/Samuel Goldwyn
10Breach$225,5897%1,5057$150$29,659,1734Universal