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, Mar. 6 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 6 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Semi-Pro$841,400-3%3,121--$270$18,939,7701New Line
2Vantage Point$826,9643%3,1501$263$44,181,5882Sony / Columbia
3The Other Boleyn Girl$605,2424%1,166--$519$10,612,6381Sony / Columbia
4Jumper$482,9191%3,128-302$154$68,785,5943Fox
5The Spiderwick Chronicles$441,671-3%3,654-193$121$56,920,8833Paramount
6Step Up 2 the Streets$330,8789%2,52848$131$49,954,7953Disney
7No Country for Old Men$330,326-2%2,037936$162$69,605,08717Miramax
8Fool's Gold$319,5208%2,845-230$112$60,020,9424Warner Bros.
9Definitely, Maybe$273,6138%2,189-31$125$27,688,5763Universal
10Juno$238,4106%1,631-96$146$135,973,87610Fox Searchlight