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. 30 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 30 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1WALL-E$8,913,180-50%3,992--$2,233$72,001,2371Disney
2Wanted (2008)$6,381,323-55%3,175--$2,010$57,307,8901Universal
3Get Smart$2,881,884-50%3,9154$736$80,361,5642Warner Bros.
4Kung Fu Panda$1,800,822-51%3,670-383$491$181,078,1844Paramount / DreamWorks
5The Incredible Hulk$1,323,913-54%3,349-159$395$117,182,2293Universal
6The Love Guru$880,866-42%3,0120$292$26,104,5712Paramount
7Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$734,036-54%2,556-615$287$300,818,7306Paramount
8Sex and the City$626,257-46%1,755-687$357$140,797,7055Warner Bros. / New Line
9The Happening$549,599-54%2,483-503$221$59,669,9963Fox
10You Don't Mess with the Zohan$486,368-49%2,147-1131$227$91,675,5374Sony / Columbia