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 Wed, May. 7 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 7 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Iron Man$5,747,667-12%4,105--$1,400$121,307,8011Paramount
2Made of Honor$1,003,518-7%2,729--$368$17,701,3181Sony / Columbia
3Baby Mama$650,852-4%2,5485$255$33,961,7752Universal
4Forgetting Sarah Marshall$588,0542%2,87273$205$46,369,4523Universal
5Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay$541,803-10%2,54535$213$27,033,6132Warner Bros. / New Line
6The Forbidden Kingdom$306,089-7%2,960-191$103$46,047,9863Lionsgate
721$164,8715%2,242-710$74$79,410,8246Sony / Columbia
888 Minutes$144,1702%1,765-403$82$15,777,7913Sony / Columbia
9Nim's Island$117,79718%2,478-499$48$42,802,8355Fox
10Prom Night (2008)$107,7583%2,434-387$44$41,660,7734Sony / Screen Gems