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 Mon, Jun. 2 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 2 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sex and the City$5,512,124-57%3,285--$1,678$62,549,4851Warner Bros. / New Line
2Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$3,529,625-72%4,2644$828$219,164,8042Paramount
3The Strangers$2,132,835-61%2,466--$865$23,130,9681Universal / Rogue
4Iron Man$1,230,603-67%3,650-265$337$277,397,9055Paramount
5The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$1,119,728-69%3,801-128$295$116,479,7703Disney
6What Happens in Vegas$659,770-59%3,086-102$214$66,561,5734Fox
7Baby Mama$232,565-56%1,784-374$130$56,349,8886Universal
8Speed Racer$212,019-70%2,070-1042$102$40,892,7104Warner Bros.
9Made of Honor$209,198-54%1,905-488$110$43,085,6415Sony / Columbia