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 Wed, Jan. 2 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 2 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$4,284,688-56%3,8320$1,118$147,228,5682Disney
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$3,884,575-41%3,484-15$1,115$157,513,1093Fox
3I Am Legend$3,377,919-50%3,63616$929$209,507,7763Warner Bros.
4Juno$2,250,319-36%1,01921$2,208$33,721,8841Fox Searchlight
5P.S. I Love You$1,764,027-32%2,46410$716$29,666,1852Warner Bros.
6The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$1,541,550-41%2,7720$556$23,221,0521Sony / Columbia
7Charlie Wilson's War$1,441,612-53%2,5750$560$43,145,1452Universal
8Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$1,312,119-44%1,2490$1,051$31,924,3612Paramount / DreamWorks
9Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem$1,142,237-50%2,61148$437$31,625,6511Fox
10Enchanted$1,110,673-37%2,26235$491$115,025,5736Disney