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, May. 6 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 6 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Iron Man$6,505,441-6%4,105--$1,585$115,560,1341Paramount
2Made of Honor$1,073,40724%2,729--$393$16,697,8001Sony / Columbia
3Baby Mama$675,82218%2,5485$265$33,310,9232Universal
4Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay$603,12016%2,54535$237$26,491,8102Warner Bros. / New Line
5Forgetting Sarah Marshall$575,25522%2,87273$200$45,781,3983Universal
6The Forbidden Kingdom$330,52711%2,960-191$112$45,741,8973Lionsgate
721$156,53019%2,242-710$70$79,245,9536Sony / Columbia
888 Minutes$141,44116%1,765-403$80$15,633,6213Sony / Columbia
9Prom Night (2008)$104,8994%2,434-387$43$41,553,0154Sony / Screen Gems
10Nim's Island$100,158-15%2,478-499$40$42,685,0385Fox