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, Jul. 19 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 19 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$47,650,164-29%4,366--$10,914$114,815,6491Warner Bros.
2Mamma Mia!$9,850,2640%2,976--$3,310$19,715,6621Universal
3Hancock$5,452,82120%3,776-189$1,444$187,514,7633Sony / Columbia
4Journey to the Center of the Earth$4,807,23132%2,83019$1,699$39,625,3502Warner Bros. / New Line
5WALL-E$3,934,41032%3,310-539$1,189$179,584,0334Disney
6Hellboy II: The Golden Army$3,709,30113%3,2128$1,155$53,394,9892Universal
7Space Chimps$2,657,9667%2,511--$1,059$5,150,6531Fox
8Wanted (2008)$1,934,53221%2,433-724$795$121,779,2204Universal
9Get Smart$1,640,05218%2,135-951$768$118,518,0365Warner Bros.
10Kung Fu Panda$725,77739%1,505-1199$482$206,003,5887Paramount / DreamWorks