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, Dec. 18 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 18 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I Am Legend$6,503,861-13%3,606--$1,804$91,181,2851Warner Bros.
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$2,500,168-5%3,475--$719$49,448,6821Fox
3The Golden Compass$889,2994%3,5280$252$42,519,8892New Line
4Enchanted$536,7396%3,066-454$175$92,843,3264Disney
5No Country for Old Men$405,1669%1,34824$301$34,188,4676Miramax
6August Rush$231,7416%2,007-303$115$28,498,4774Warner Bros.
7Fred Claus$206,3606%2,750-435$75$69,284,5046Warner Bros.
8Beowulf$189,2232%1,659-1317$114$79,632,7525Paramount
9This Christmas$184,1231%1,92142$96$46,368,9444Sony / Screen Gems
10Awake$160,4476%1,442-581$111$13,382,2533MGM / Weinstein