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 Mon, Mar. 17 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 17 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$3,615,293-72%3,954--$914$48,627,6291Fox
210,000 B.C.$1,386,055-71%3,4100$406$62,963,7122Warner Bros.
3Never Back Down$734,249-65%2,729--$269$9,336,3661Summit
4College Road Trip$655,822-69%2,7060$242$24,859,4552Disney
5Vantage Point$457,926-66%2,761-402$166$59,721,7594Sony / Columbia
6Doomsday$444,252-67%1,936--$229$5,370,9991Rogue
7The Bank Job$431,988-70%1,61310$268$13,691,6402Lionsgate
8Semi-Pro$287,162-66%2,270-851$127$30,106,0793New Line
9The Spiderwick Chronicles$270,587-63%2,407-839$112$65,648,0935Paramount
10The Other Boleyn Girl$270,331-66%1,21245$223$19,422,3213Sony / Columbia