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, Jul. 18 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 18 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$8,438,604-8%4,285104$1,969$167,737,0091Warner Bros.
2Transformers$4,508,052-5%4,05039$1,113$238,202,9572Paramount / DreamWorks
3Ratatouille$3,225,80311%3,6250$890$151,650,1983Disney
4Live Free or Die Hard$1,488,7110%3,201-14$465$107,718,6193Fox
5License to Wed$1,169,0412%2,715111$431$33,757,4652Warner Bros.
6Evan Almighty$904,57414%2,697-5$335$90,162,5824Universal
71408$675,6560%2,206-88$306$64,175,9824MGM / Weinstein
8Knocked Up$590,3578%1,710-3$345$139,861,2877Universal
9Ocean's Thirteen$267,5746%1,244-221$215$113,268,6846Warner Bros.
10Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$241,8126%1,312-80$184$127,883,3175Fox