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, Sep. 15 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 15 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Burn After Reading$1,493,418-68%2,651--$563$20,621,3291Focus
2Righteous Kill$1,226,865-69%3,152--$389$17,514,8091Overture
3Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$1,043,746-73%2,070--$504$18,425,3241Lionsgate
4The Women (2008)$819,592-69%2,962--$277$10,935,4681Picturehouse
5Tropic Thunder$313,567-71%2,927-519$107$103,285,2985Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Dark Knight$277,542-74%2,191-384$127$518,084,8389Warner Bros.
7Bangkok Dangerous$237,526-70%2,6544$89$12,961,8052Lionsgate
8The House Bunny$217,551-77%2,76327$79$39,175,9394Sony / Columbia
9Traitor$161,259-69%2,014-94$80$20,897,4103Overture
10Mamma Mia!$159,557-68%1,517-387$105$139,560,9949Universal