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, Nov. 9 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 9 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Gangster$7,173,599160%3,0595$2,345$63,533,9872Universal
2Bee Movie$6,241,818237%3,94416$1,583$52,455,9712Paramount / DreamWorks
3Fred Claus$5,329,782--3,603--$1,479$5,329,7821Warner Bros.
4Lions for Lambs$2,204,921--2,215--$995$2,204,9211MGM / United Artists
5Dan in Real Life$1,846,291248%1,94116$951$26,651,5393Disney
6Saw IV$1,548,334155%2,904-279$533$54,625,4673Lionsgate
7P2$670,495--2,131--$315$670,4951Summit Entertainment
8The Game Plan$657,839189%2,161-683$304$83,661,9417Disney
930 Days of Night$623,97396%1,696-931$368$35,881,5914Sony / Columbia
10Martian Child$540,230154%2,0200$267$4,807,6252New Line