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, Jan. 22 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 22 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloverfield$2,115,330-65%3,411--$620$48,262,5871Paramount
227 Dresses$1,465,267-67%3,057--$479$28,907,3051Fox
3The Bucket List$1,093,911-58%2,9154$375$45,319,4732Warner Bros.
4Juno$857,244-57%2,53486$338$87,950,7594Fox Searchlight
5Mad Money$501,519-67%2,470--$203$9,775,5691Overture
6National Treasure: Book of Secrets$446,358-78%2,963-414$151$199,937,2395Disney
7Atonement$423,368-55%1,291341$328$33,074,6757Focus
8First Sunday$364,772-79%2,2130$165$30,536,0672Sony / Screen Gems
9I Am Legend$332,973-67%2,525-828$132$248,817,9316Warner Bros.
10Alvin and the Chipmunks$325,216-87%2,962-422$110$199,134,3116Fox