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 Mon, Aug. 11 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 11 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pineapple Express$3,848,542-50%3,072--$1,253$45,167,6601Sony / Columbia
2The Dark Knight$3,742,357-53%4,025-241$930$445,376,8584Warner Bros.
3The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$1,983,647-60%3,77818$525$73,033,5732Universal
4The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2$1,895,122-37%2,707--$700$21,517,2261Warner Bros.
5Step Brothers$1,440,588-51%3,18288$453$82,569,8003Sony / Columbia
6Mamma Mia!$1,389,211-44%3,194132$435$105,533,5954Universal
7Journey to the Center of the Earth$746,077-52%1,970-315$379$82,526,3015Warner Bros. / New Line
8WALL-E$561,143-43%2,144-411$262$210,768,3267Disney
9Hancock$443,400-52%2,258-524$196$222,170,6906Sony / Columbia
10Swing Vote$409,661-54%2,2130$185$12,429,3472Disney