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 Wed, Mar. 5 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 5 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Semi-Pro$871,664-14%3,121--$279$18,098,3701New Line
2Vantage Point$803,985-9%3,1501$255$43,354,6242Sony / Columbia
3The Other Boleyn Girl$581,374-7%1,166--$499$10,007,3961Sony / Columbia
4Jumper$475,962-8%3,128-302$152$68,302,6753Fox
5The Spiderwick Chronicles$454,072-5%3,654-193$124$56,479,2123Paramount
6No Country for Old Men$336,659-9%2,037936$165$69,274,76117Miramax
7Step Up 2 the Streets$302,247-16%2,52848$120$49,623,9173Disney
8Fool's Gold$296,824-6%2,845-230$104$59,701,4224Warner Bros.
9Definitely, Maybe$252,351-7%2,189-31$115$27,414,9633Universal
10Juno$225,954-3%1,631-96$139$135,735,46610Fox Searchlight