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, Aug. 2 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 2 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Simpsons Movie$5,727,555-11%3,922--$1,460$102,951,9021Fox
2Hairspray (2007)$2,383,962-2%3,1210$764$69,636,7382New Line
3I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$2,170,649-3%3,5016$620$81,171,7922Universal
4Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$2,147,212-1%4,005-280$536$251,505,3143Warner Bros.
5No Reservations$1,456,1112%2,425--$600$17,585,9121Warner Bros.
6Transformers$1,383,1832%3,349-413$413$290,357,3474Paramount / DreamWorks
7Ratatouille$1,122,2264%2,934-468$382$184,257,5745Disney
8Live Free or Die Hard$645,8540%2,271-456$284$128,047,8055Fox
9I Know Who Killed Me$333,660-7%1,320--$253$5,067,9471Sony / Columbia
10Who's Your Caddy?$215,306-6%1,019--$211$3,713,4881MGM / Weinstein