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 Thu, Oct. 23 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 23 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Max Payne$925,830-5%3,376--$274$22,065,2671Fox
2The Secret Life of Bees$634,668-5%1,591--$399$13,273,3731Fox Searchlight
3W.$610,845-11%2,030--$301$13,419,5561Lionsgate
4Body of Lies$571,383-4%2,7144$211$26,826,6172Warner Bros.
5Beverly Hills Chihuahua$507,67411%3,23921$157$71,230,1603Disney
6Eagle Eye$468,0388%3,326-288$141$82,850,1154Paramount / DreamWorks
7Quarantine$400,837-2%2,4632$163$26,219,0252Sony / Screen Gems
8Sex Drive$322,740-4%2,421--$133$5,029,8171Summit
9Nights in Rodanthe$267,335-2%2,115-460$126$37,904,1094Warner Bros.
10Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$261,4325%2,241-180$117$27,524,5863Sony / Columbia