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, Nov. 13 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 13 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$1,941,0282%4,056--$479$81,887,8751Paramount / DreamWorks
2Role Models$1,271,854-1%2,792--$456$26,425,5831Universal
3Changeling$509,803-9%1,8555$275$23,377,9773Universal
4Zack and Miri Make a Porno$463,325-7%2,7350$169$23,317,2022The Weinstein Company
5Soul Men$266,756-4%2,044--$131$7,021,4371MGM / Weinstein
6The Secret Life of Bees$260,2353%1,481-130$176$31,289,8234Fox Searchlight
7Saw V$256,109-2%2,829-255$91$53,611,2833Lionsgate
8High School Musical 3: Senior Year$254,5128%3,464-162$73$78,510,0793Disney
9The Haunting of Molly Hartley$157,5478%2,576-76$61$11,047,3102Freestyle
10Eagle Eye$133,3400%1,407-600$95$97,273,4417Paramount / DreamWorks