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, Jul. 15 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 15 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hancock$3,510,353-8%3,9650$885$171,435,6732Sony / Columbia
2Hellboy II: The Golden Army$3,188,379-14%3,204--$995$41,443,9021Universal
3Journey to the Center of the Earth$2,652,640-3%2,811--$944$26,396,5221Warner Bros. / New Line
4WALL-E$2,463,536-4%3,849-143$640$168,100,3643Disney
5Wanted (2008)$1,564,048-2%3,157-28$495$115,614,3363Universal
6Get Smart$1,021,8210%3,086-488$331$113,611,7414Warner Bros.
7Meet Dave$671,7350%3,011--$223$6,596,5171Fox
8Kung Fu Panda$661,919-3%2,704-643$245$203,500,8996Paramount / DreamWorks
9Kit Kittredge: An American Girl$466,0712%1,8496$252$11,915,2554Picturehouse
10The Incredible Hulk$319,837-3%1,945-1098$164$130,558,2725Universal