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 Mon, Dec. 10 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 10 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Golden Compass$1,749,558-74%3,528--$496$27,534,6421New Line
2Enchanted$581,373-80%3,520-210$165$84,449,1933Disney
3Beowulf$453,334-64%2,976-273$152$76,574,0994Paramount
4No Country for Old Men$434,082-60%1,324329$328$29,195,6855Miramax
5Hitman$338,098-65%2,418-50$140$36,164,9643Fox
6Awake$288,343-65%2,02321$143$11,032,1952MGM / Weinstein
7August Rush$271,969-67%2,3100$118$25,407,1073Warner Bros.
8This Christmas$267,399-77%1,87921$142$42,989,0603Sony / Screen Gems
9Fred Claus$258,487-78%3,185-235$81$65,798,4545Warner Bros.
10The Mist$241,421-65%2,336-87$103$23,721,1263MGM / Weinstein