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, Jun. 5 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 5 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sex and the City$4,754,748-8%3,285--$1,447$77,957,9001Warner Bros. / New Line
2Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$3,556,401-2%4,2644$834$230,219,5442Paramount
3The Strangers$1,552,316-9%2,466--$629$28,357,8151Universal / Rogue
4Iron Man$1,324,8881%3,650-265$363$281,372,5595Paramount
5The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$1,285,8292%3,801-128$338$120,317,3263Disney
6What Happens in Vegas$732,517-3%3,086-102$237$68,828,3244Fox
7Made of Honor$266,569-1%1,905-488$140$43,883,0785Sony / Columbia
8Speed Racer$266,1083%2,070-1042$129$41,651,4424Warner Bros.
9Baby Mama$257,9920%1,784-374$145$57,123,9576Universal