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, Aug. 27 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 27 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superbad$2,418,457-58%2,9480$820$71,035,5192Sony / Columbia
2The Bourne Ultimatum$1,103,347-67%3,679-22$300$186,357,6214Universal
3Rush Hour 3$955,158-70%3,408-370$280$109,433,8653New Line
4WAR$939,997-67%2,277--$413$10,760,2531Lionsgate
5Mr. Bean's Holiday$856,335-68%1,714--$500$10,747,6331Universal
6The Nanny Diaries$711,428-62%2,629--$271$8,192,1361MGM / Weinstein
7The Simpsons Movie$439,342-64%2,600-562$169$173,795,2205Fox
8Stardust$408,640-64%2,339-226$175$26,787,7153Paramount
9Hairspray (2007)$382,072-55%2,016-373$190$107,671,3446New Line
10The Invasion$312,342-63%2,7760$113$11,784,1622Warner Bros.