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 Fri, Nov. 28 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 28 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Christmases$13,093,90547%3,310--$3,956$28,078,1581Warner Bros. / New Line
2Bolt$10,945,500153%3,6543$2,995$51,213,5792Disney
3Twilight (2008)$10,873,019108%3,4256$3,175$104,235,7552Summit
4Quantum of Solace$8,205,94079%3,50143$2,344$130,790,6403Sony / Columbia
5Australia$5,781,91997%2,642--$2,188$10,986,1511Fox
6Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$5,660,416156%3,709-298$1,526$150,519,3104Paramount / DreamWorks
7Transporter 3$4,835,40070%2,626--$1,841$11,003,0481Lionsgate
8Role Models$2,107,90359%2,195-538$960$54,695,0954Universal
9Changeling$449,079111%1,010-729$445$33,093,9636Universal
10High School Musical 3: Senior Year$416,536225%1,385-976$301$88,103,2456Disney