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, Sep. 5 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 5 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Halloween (2007)$1,131,173-23%3,472--$326$33,192,2941MGM / Weinstein
2Superbad$976,625-13%3,00254$325$94,782,9343Sony / Columbia
3The Bourne Ultimatum$575,711-15%3,290-271$175$204,061,7825Universal
4Balls of Fury$468,153-27%3,052242$153$18,186,7061Rogue
5Rush Hour 3$368,727-14%3,008-400$123$123,475,1364New Line
6WAR$319,237-14%2,2770$140$18,854,8602Lionsgate
7Death Sentence$314,837-15%1,822--$173$6,022,5781Fox
8The Nanny Diaries$307,234-14%2,6367$117$17,385,0022MGM / Weinstein
9Mr. Bean's Holiday$220,399-34%1,76551$125$21,491,8012Universal
10Stardust$209,061-11%1,766-573$118$32,594,8694Paramount