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, Jun. 10 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 10 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kung Fu Panda$6,064,518-4%4,114--$1,474$72,619,3101Paramount / DreamWorks
2You Don't Mess with the Zohan$3,608,240-14%3,462--$1,042$46,351,0731Sony / Columbia
3Sex and the City$2,736,9095%3,32540$823$104,531,5322Warner Bros. / New Line
4Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$2,270,950-3%4,190-74$542$257,617,9183Paramount
5The Strangers$1,003,205-14%2,47711$405$39,465,2902Universal / Rogue
6Iron Man$859,050-4%2,931-719$293$290,602,2026Paramount
7The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$724,1203%3,065-736$236$127,403,0364Disney
8What Happens in Vegas$470,5934%2,366-720$199$73,192,7425Fox