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 Sat, Jun. 14 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jun. 14 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredible Hulk$18,383,432-14%3,505--$5,245$39,851,8361Universal
2Kung Fu Panda$13,030,85530%4,13622$3,151$106,744,5572Paramount / DreamWorks
3The Happening$10,336,272-21%2,986--$3,462$23,427,5731Fox
4You Don't Mess with the Zohan$6,307,21215%3,4664$1,820$64,189,9322Sony / Columbia
5Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$5,620,50550%3,804-386$1,478$271,153,8904Paramount
6Sex and the City$4,046,46113%3,155-170$1,283$117,370,8593Warner Bros. / New Line
7Iron Man$2,119,83645%2,403-528$882$295,884,0997Paramount
8The Strangers$1,542,2245%2,410-67$640$44,274,3833Universal / Rogue
9The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$1,202,94435%2,308-757$521$130,835,7805Disney
10What Happens in Vegas$691,67416%1,422-944$486$75,373,6766Fox