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 Fri, Apr. 4 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 4 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
121$5,166,761192%2,6535$1,948$36,599,9952Sony / Columbia
2Leatherheads$4,596,465--2,769--$1,660$4,596,4651Universal
3Nim's Island$3,909,893--3,513--$1,113$3,909,8931Fox
4The Ruins$2,789,466--2,812--$992$2,789,4661Paramount / DreamWorks
5Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$2,522,467132%3,571-255$706$124,482,3294Fox
6Superhero Movie$1,724,940276%2,9655$582$13,207,9792MGM / Weinstein
7Drillbit Taylor$1,144,242179%2,707-354$423$23,227,4113Paramount
8Shutter (2008)$1,022,934214%2,125-631$481$21,331,6253Fox
9Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns$947,698136%1,554-462$610$35,193,8473Lionsgate
1010,000 B.C.$787,800103%2,335-720$337$87,340,3085Warner Bros.