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 Sun, Jun. 1 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 1 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sex and the City$12,716,236-28%3,285--$3,871$57,037,3611Warner Bros. / New Line
2Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$12,706,030-36%4,2644$2,980$215,635,1792Paramount
3The Strangers$5,499,750-30%2,466--$2,230$20,998,1331Universal / Rogue
4Iron Man$3,689,675-39%3,650-265$1,011$276,167,3025Paramount
5The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$3,670,437-34%3,801-128$966$115,360,0423Disney
6What Happens in Vegas$1,614,709-43%3,086-102$523$65,901,8034Fox
7Speed Racer$702,778-32%2,070-1042$340$40,680,6914Warner Bros.
8Baby Mama$526,326-44%1,784-374$295$56,117,3236Universal
9Made of Honor$456,146-44%1,905-488$239$42,876,4435Sony / Columbia