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. 31 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 31 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$9,188,536-14%3,8320$2,398$133,264,7572Disney
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$5,672,307-31%3,484-15$1,628$147,073,1793Fox
3I Am Legend$4,855,326-41%3,63616$1,335$199,345,6873Warner Bros.
4Charlie Wilson's War$3,914,9646%2,5750$1,520$38,665,3452Universal
5The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$2,262,224-18%2,772--$816$19,058,4701Sony / Columbia
6Juno$1,910,751-47%1,019715$1,875$27,928,4321Fox Searchlight
7P.S. I Love You$1,703,994-43%2,46410$692$25,291,1272Warner Bros.
8Enchanted$1,564,586-20%2,262-490$692$112,146,6776Disney
9The Great Debaters$1,436,668-16%1,171--$1,227$14,693,5881MGM / Weinstein
10Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$1,371,487-49%1,2490$1,098$28,286,9062Paramount / DreamWorks