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, Feb. 28 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 28 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vantage Point$1,208,498-3%3,149--$384$28,004,1501Sony / Columbia
2Jumper$713,2094%3,4302$208$59,222,3842Fox
3The Spiderwick Chronicles$560,788-3%3,8470$146$46,331,3352Paramount
4Fool's Gold$433,6563%3,075-50$141$54,382,4363Warner Bros.
5Step Up 2 the Streets$407,1335%2,48010$164$42,880,1302Disney
6Definitely, Maybe$376,6220%2,22016$170$23,267,6632Universal
7Juno$336,020-3%1,727-138$195$131,789,1119Fox Searchlight
8No Country for Old Men$279,643-10%1,101176$254$64,110,13016Miramax
9There Will Be Blood$211,906-7%1,402-8$151$36,024,5689Paramount Vantage
10The Bucket List$207,124-8%1,902-405$109$85,916,5417Warner Bros.