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, Sep. 6 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 6 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Halloween (2007)$1,003,663-11%3,472--$289$34,195,9571MGM / Weinstein
2Superbad$885,136-9%3,00254$295$95,668,0703Sony / Columbia
3The Bourne Ultimatum$560,727-3%3,290-271$170$204,622,5095Universal
4Balls of Fury$404,844-14%3,052242$133$18,591,5501Rogue
5Rush Hour 3$344,506-7%3,008-400$115$123,819,6424New Line
6The Nanny Diaries$297,476-3%2,6367$113$17,682,4782MGM / Weinstein
7WAR$289,511-9%2,2770$127$19,144,3712Lionsgate
8Death Sentence$284,565-10%1,822--$156$6,307,1431Fox
9Stardust$205,359-2%1,766-573$116$32,800,2284Paramount
10Mr. Bean's Holiday$185,459-16%1,76551$105$21,677,2602Universal