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 Sat, Feb. 9 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 9 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fool's Gold$9,215,47423%3,125--$2,949$16,729,6741Warner Bros.
2Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$7,351,56850%2,387--$3,080$12,256,8321Universal
3The Eye (2008)$2,897,11434%2,47034$1,173$19,942,8712Lionsgate
4Juno$2,558,98260%2,321-154$1,103$116,066,6727Fox Searchlight
5The Bucket List$2,494,42768%2,753-162$906$73,702,7095Warner Bros.
627 Dresses$2,471,52746%2,841-135$870$63,827,5834Fox
7Rambo$1,929,17360%2,717-47$710$35,531,4803Lionsgate
8Meet the Spartans$1,920,61164%2,446-197$785$32,931,6823Fox
9There Will Be Blood$1,821,78973%1,620113$1,125$25,583,7827Paramount Vantage
10Untraceable$1,584,51058%2,143-225$739$23,433,0463Sony / Screen Gems