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, Sep. 2 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 2 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tropic Thunder$899,062-71%3,473121$259$87,835,5223Paramount / DreamWorks
2Babylon A.D.$669,888-67%3,390--$198$12,211,7261Fox
3The Dark Knight$619,280-75%2,750-413$225$505,429,6777Warner Bros.
4Traitor$577,801-73%2,054--$281$12,085,9601Overture
5Death Race$545,483-66%2,5375$215$25,284,3962Universal
6The House Bunny$533,170-71%2,7140$196$27,211,1832Sony / Columbia
7Mamma Mia!$344,386-72%1,968-358$175$132,855,5897Universal
8Pineapple Express$337,639-63%2,047-573$165$81,167,7714Sony / Columbia
9Disaster Movie$272,371-75%2,642--$103$7,219,1281Lionsgate
10College$205,074-56%2,123--$97$2,826,0181MGM