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. 17 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 17 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredible Hulk$4,801,487-20%3,505--$1,370$66,225,9961Universal
2Kung Fu Panda$4,148,1260%4,13622$1,003$125,599,1752Paramount / DreamWorks
3The Happening$2,450,611-22%2,986--$821$36,098,3681Fox
4You Don't Mess with the Zohan$2,006,206-9%3,4664$579$72,972,0312Sony / Columbia
5Sex and the City$1,621,8036%3,155-170$514$122,669,9843Warner Bros. / New Line
6Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$1,455,092-3%3,804-386$383$279,471,5284Paramount
7Iron Man$680,588-5%2,403-528$283$299,320,6467Paramount
8The Strangers$565,094-13%2,410-67$234$46,502,2393Universal / Rogue
9The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$468,6107%2,308-757$203$132,809,6095Disney
10What Happens in Vegas$249,7201%1,422-944$176$76,250,0656Fox