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 Tue, Oct. 9 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 9 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Heartbreak Kid$1,091,354-31%3,229--$338$16,694,9811Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Kingdom$826,322-38%2,8029$295$33,904,8352Universal
3The Game Plan$703,352-74%3,1052$227$46,596,1392Disney
4Resident Evil: Extinction$388,783-39%2,84820$137$44,717,4013Sony / Screen Gems
5Good Luck Chuck$333,163-33%2,476-136$135$30,085,3203Lionsgate
63:10 to Yuma (2007)$276,928-39%2,562-444$108$49,458,9565Lionsgate
7The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising$238,544-57%3,141--$76$4,541,4691Fox
8Eastern Promises$215,051-36%1,212-196$177$15,010,9764Focus
9The Brave One$208,670-35%2,358-479$88$34,916,4984Warner Bros.
10The Jane Austen Book Club$143,836-29%1,2321191$117$2,175,1923Sony Classics