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 Sun, Aug. 3 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 3 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$12,764,721-26%4,266-100$2,992$393,755,5573Warner Bros.
2The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$10,603,534-28%3,760--$2,820$40,458,7351Universal
3Step Brothers$5,215,125-16%3,0940$1,686$63,170,4772Sony / Columbia
4Mamma Mia!$3,766,015-25%3,06272$1,230$87,470,4373Universal
5Journey to the Center of the Earth$2,021,407-27%2,285-403$885$72,932,6024Warner Bros. / New Line
6Swing Vote$1,682,791-35%2,213--$760$6,230,9421Disney
7Hancock$1,413,209-34%2,782-527$508$215,884,3875Sony / Columbia
8WALL-E$1,378,998-29%2,555-489$540$204,080,4756Disney
9The X-Files: I Want to Believe$1,000,360-28%3,1850$314$17,018,6752Fox
10Space Chimps$793,039-30%2,134-404$372$21,973,9673Fox