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. 29 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 29 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$9,629,643-8%4,306-60$2,236$333,931,5272Warner Bros.
2Step Brothers$4,057,918-12%3,094--$1,312$39,599,6851Sony / Columbia
3Mamma Mia!$3,213,00716%2,99014$1,075$68,575,9412Universal
4Journey to the Center of the Earth$1,488,77311%2,688-142$554$63,317,8703Warner Bros. / New Line
5Hancock$1,131,3175%3,309-467$342$208,692,5524Sony / Columbia
6WALL-E$1,080,42715%3,044-266$355$197,332,2175Disney
7The X-Files: I Want to Believe$980,360-3%3,185--$308$12,011,0931Fox
8Space Chimps$776,41715%2,53827$306$17,623,3292Fox
9Hellboy II: The Golden Army$695,3980%3,018-194$230$67,447,7393Universal
10Wanted (2008)$376,7673%1,750-683$215$129,373,1685Universal