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. 22 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 22 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lakeview Terrace$1,013,421-70%2,464--$411$16,017,7041Sony / Screen Gems
2Burn After Reading$790,216-69%2,6576$297$36,926,9342Focus
3My Best Friend's Girl$610,817-68%2,604--$235$8,876,8801Lionsgate
4Righteous Kill$603,254-67%3,1520$191$29,137,9102Overture
5The Women (2008)$457,509-67%2,99533$153$19,778,9182Picturehouse
6Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$440,041-74%2,0700$213$28,569,4822Lionsgate
7Ghost Town (2008)$320,903-73%1,505--$213$5,333,3581Paramount / DreamWorks
8Igor$282,360-88%2,339--$121$8,085,5531MGM
9The Dark Knight$216,478-70%1,905-286$114$522,121,35610Warner Bros.
10Tropic Thunder$186,332-70%2,333-594$80$106,989,7476Paramount / DreamWorks