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, Apr. 24 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 24 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Forgetting Sarah Marshall$1,497,563-3%2,798--$535$24,064,1231Universal
2The Forbidden Kingdom$1,226,0560%3,151--$389$27,024,7831Lionsgate
388 Minutes$466,074-6%2,168--$215$9,033,4251Sony / Columbia
421$436,6910%2,903167$150$71,774,3344Sony / Columbia
5Prom Night (2008)$384,0496%2,7000$142$33,712,3532Sony / Screen Gems
6Nim's Island$383,29211%3,277-241$117$34,426,0153Fox
7Street Kings$344,410-4%2,4692$139$21,554,7532Fox Searchlight
8Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$278,79918%2,670-539$104$145,467,1776Fox
9Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed$231,882-1%1,052--$220$3,902,7631Rocky Mountain Pictures
10Leatherheads$223,4277%2,79827$80$27,461,0603Universal