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 Tue, Mar. 25 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 25 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$3,178,368-31%3,9617$802$93,788,4382Fox
2Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns$1,271,217-29%2,006--$634$23,139,5121Lionsgate
3Drillbit Taylor$1,060,446-26%3,056--$347$12,806,0861Paramount
410,000 B.C.$867,427-25%3,45444$251$78,424,8473Warner Bros.
5Shutter (2008)$815,833-25%2,753--$296$12,356,6921Fox
6College Road Trip$647,303-29%2,575-131$251$33,635,0263Disney
7Never Back Down$498,584-26%2,7290$183$17,961,8322Summit
8The Bank Job$445,083-7%1,6130$276$20,447,8843Lionsgate
9Vantage Point$395,903-16%2,124-637$186$66,168,6615Sony / Columbia
10The Other Boleyn Girl$265,935-8%1,188-24$224$23,112,1444Sony / Columbia