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 Sun, Jan. 27 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 27 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rambo$4,784,750-29%2,751--$1,739$18,203,1331Lionsgate
2Meet the Spartans$3,980,386-48%2,605--$1,528$18,505,5521Fox
327 Dresses$3,333,574-42%3,07417$1,084$45,107,3992Fox
4Cloverfield$3,194,961-41%3,4110$937$64,306,8832Paramount
5Untraceable$2,870,777-40%2,368--$1,212$11,355,2311Sony / Screen Gems
6The Bucket List$2,814,537-43%2,9150$966$58,008,5503Warner Bros.
7Juno$2,712,907-40%2,426-108$1,118$100,016,4735Fox Searchlight
8Alvin and the Chipmunks$1,443,096-34%2,430-532$594$204,117,8687Fox
9National Treasure: Book of Secrets$1,382,529-41%2,154-809$642$205,673,6906Disney
10Mad Money$1,221,077-41%2,4700$494$15,252,8382Overture