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 Wed, Jul. 9 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 9 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hancock$6,412,749-14%3,9650$1,617$126,195,8241Sony / Columbia
2WALL-E$4,283,862-3%3,9920$1,073$140,402,4342Disney
3Wanted (2008)$2,435,782-10%3,18510$765$98,180,4202Universal
4Get Smart$1,594,238-1%3,5740$446$102,883,5513Warner Bros.
5Kung Fu Panda$1,191,1482%3,347-323$356$196,680,6485Paramount / DreamWorks
6Kit Kittredge: An American Girl$779,6664%1,84390$423$8,001,5583Picturehouse
7The Incredible Hulk$699,9380%3,043153$230$126,943,1594Universal
8Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$467,7992%2,192-364$213$307,792,7847Paramount
9Sex and the City$432,7994%1,275-126$339$146,100,7856Warner Bros. / New Line
10The Love Guru$360,344-4%2,648-364$136$30,526,1763Paramount