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 Thu, Jul. 5 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 5 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transformers$19,177,802-34%4,011--$4,781$84,904,2490Paramount / DreamWorks
2Ratatouille$7,855,838-23%3,940--$1,994$80,516,8911Disney
3Live Free or Die Hard$3,623,920-39%3,408236$1,063$66,692,0581Fox
4License to Wed$2,211,740-25%2,401--$921$7,417,2590Warner Bros.
5Evan Almighty$2,072,799-27%3,592-12$577$69,986,1702Universal
61408$1,499,133-7%2,631-47$570$46,650,0752MGM / Weinstein
7Knocked Up$1,079,639-19%2,181-678$495$126,868,8075Universal
8Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$979,043-33%2,708-1255$362$119,639,7303Fox
9Ocean's Thirteen$726,298-37%2,241-1120$324$105,624,4414Warner Bros.
10Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$703,193-15%1,834-710$383$298,717,6096Disney