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 Tue, Dec. 16 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 16 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$2,078,707-11%3,560--$584$34,894,7751Fox
2Four Christmases$1,178,1587%3,540205$333$90,052,6043Warner Bros. / New Line
3Twilight (2008)$774,6069%3,64929$212$151,531,3504Summit
4Australia$498,41114%2,703-18$184$38,702,3593Fox
5Bolt$457,0837%3,133-383$146$89,730,5734Disney
6Quantum of Solace$405,00812%2,635-788$154$158,351,0935Sony / Columbia
7Nothing Like the Holidays$285,0976%1,671--$171$4,085,9071Overture
8Transporter 3$266,72212%2,541-85$105$29,882,9183Lionsgate
9Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$215,83514%2,768-549$78$170,340,8996Paramount / DreamWorks
10Role Models$198,481-3%1,328-579$149$64,535,4906Universal