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, Nov. 24 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 24 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Twilight (2008)$4,515,882-64%3,419--$1,321$74,154,5901Summit
2Quantum of Solace$2,202,009-66%3,4587$637$110,993,4832Sony / Columbia
3Bolt$1,966,452-74%3,651--$539$28,190,2531Disney
4Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$1,179,705-75%4,007-58$294$138,287,2723Paramount / DreamWorks
5Role Models$820,985-54%2,733-65$300$48,950,9033Universal
6Changeling$252,627-61%1,739-157$145$31,919,1065Universal
7Zack and Miri Make a Porno$192,320-52%1,222-988$157$29,446,4314The Weinstein Company
8High School Musical 3: Senior Year$180,962-67%2,361-841$77$87,040,8155Disney
9The Secret Life of Bees$126,403-62%1,095-354$115$35,769,8186Fox Searchlight