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. 16 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 16 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rush Hour 3$3,617,879-7%3,778--$958$66,326,7511New Line
2The Bourne Ultimatum$3,205,1671%3,68626$870$144,819,7792Universal
3The Simpsons Movie$1,437,922-1%3,552-374$405$158,443,6273Fox
4Stardust$1,093,557-2%2,540--$431$13,844,0601Paramount
5Hairspray (2007)$1,053,5453%2,805-310$376$96,316,3394New Line
6Underdog$873,4581%3,0130$290$28,080,0412Disney
7I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$768,2460%2,799-490$274$106,885,5784Universal
8Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$766,3244%2,585-540$296$275,108,5105Warner Bros.
9Daddy Day Camp$542,4064%2,332148$233$6,967,4611Sony / TriStar
10No Reservations$537,6421%2,053-372$262$34,156,1053Warner Bros.