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, Nov. 13 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 13 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Gangster$1,590,578-46%3,0595$520$84,901,7632Universal
2Bee Movie$977,973-80%3,94416$248$77,760,4222Paramount / DreamWorks
3Fred Claus$827,020-72%3,603--$230$22,277,6071Warner Bros.
4Lions for Lambs$463,884-38%2,215--$209$7,914,8821MGM / United Artists
5Dan in Real Life$346,331-55%1,94116$178$31,924,5483Disney
6Saw IV$326,523-42%2,904-279$112$58,921,5283Lionsgate
730 Days of Night$166,292-42%1,696-931$98$37,880,9864Sony / Columbia
8P2$155,141-41%2,131--$73$2,503,3601Summit Entertainment
9Martian Child$116,878-60%2,0200$58$6,520,7252New Line
10Michael Clayton$112,584-40%1,150-957$98$35,931,7106Warner Bros.