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. 31 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 31 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rambo$959,516-8%2,751--$349$22,798,5901Lionsgate
227 Dresses$926,2434%3,07417$301$48,714,2752Fox
3Juno$675,529-2%2,426-108$278$102,816,5555Fox Searchlight
4The Bucket List$675,452-4%2,9150$232$60,823,4203Warner Bros.
5Untraceable$610,714-5%2,368--$258$14,052,4371Sony / Screen Gems
6Cloverfield$603,249-5%3,4110$177$67,074,2792Paramount
7Meet the Spartans$542,510-8%2,605--$208$21,205,5991Fox
8Atonement$344,0041%1,400109$246$39,181,2578Focus
9Mad Money$321,5860%2,4700$130$16,551,7052Overture
10National Treasure: Book of Secrets$271,862-6%2,154-809$126$206,830,9626Disney