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, Sep. 28 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 28 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eagle Eye$6,971,237-44%3,510--$1,986$29,150,8011Paramount / DreamWorks
2Nights in Rodanthe$3,168,549-43%2,704--$1,172$13,418,4091Warner Bros.
3Lakeview Terrace$1,638,421-50%2,4673$664$25,666,4612Sony / Screen Gems
4Igor$1,622,110-37%2,3412$693$14,220,7212MGM
5Burn After Reading$1,491,559-51%2,649-8$563$45,567,2833Focus
6My Best Friend's Girl$976,087-40%2,63632$370$14,612,1932Lionsgate
7Miracle at St. Anna$951,770-39%1,185--$803$3,478,8931Disney
8Righteous Kill$949,896-45%3,011-141$315$34,711,6903Overture
9Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$732,992-54%1,604-466$457$32,764,0413Lionsgate
10Ghost Town (2008)$712,154-51%1,5127$471$9,224,3712Paramount / DreamWorks