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 Thu, Jan. 3 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 3 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$3,580,636-16%3,8320$934$150,809,2042Disney
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$3,221,144-17%3,484-15$925$160,734,2533Fox
3I Am Legend$2,831,692-16%3,63616$779$212,339,4683Warner Bros.
4Juno$2,086,586-7%1,01921$2,048$35,808,4701Fox Searchlight
5P.S. I Love You$1,702,433-3%2,46410$691$31,368,6182Warner Bros.
6The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$1,369,872-11%2,7720$494$24,590,9241Sony / Columbia
7Charlie Wilson's War$1,300,089-10%2,5750$505$44,445,2342Universal
8Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$1,149,422-12%1,2490$920$33,073,7832Paramount / DreamWorks
9Enchanted$990,287-11%2,26235$438$116,015,8606Disney
10Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem$942,598-17%2,61148$361$32,568,2491Fox