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 Mon, May. 28 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 28 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$25,069,652-27%4,362--$5,747$153,044,0081Disney
2Shrek the Third$13,970,832-23%4,17250$3,349$217,351,1532Paramount / DreamWorks
3Spider-Man 3$3,776,122-25%3,723-601$1,014$307,751,2604Sony / Columbia
4Bug (2007)$770,912-25%1,661--$464$4,017,8411Lionsgate
528 Weeks Later$736,084-22%2,013-292$366$24,402,2343Fox Atomic
6Georgia Rule$541,144-19%1,904-627$284$16,832,0953Universal
7Disturbia$500,786-26%1,632-915$307$74,941,5397Paramount / DreamWorks