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 Fri, Oct. 5 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 5 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Heartbreak Kid$4,675,256--3,229--$1,448$4,675,2561Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Game Plan$4,342,565388%3,1052$1,399$30,892,4652Disney
3The Kingdom$2,886,998168%2,8029$1,030$24,911,6252Universal
4Resident Evil: Extinction$1,245,481127%2,84820$437$40,420,3303Sony / Screen Gems
5Feel the Noise$1,127,403--1,015--$1,111$1,127,4031Sony / TriStar
6Good Luck Chuck$1,107,757113%2,476-136$447$26,704,2633Lionsgate
7The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising$1,091,585--3,141--$348$1,091,5851Fox
83:10 to Yuma (2007)$919,842136%2,562-444$359$46,432,4045Lionsgate
9Mr. Woodcock$696,800279%1,950-245$357$20,988,3884New Line
10The Brave One$649,953120%2,358-479$276$32,713,0194Warner Bros.