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, Dec. 19 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 19 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Yes Man$6,495,811--3,434--$1,892$6,495,8111Warner Bros.
2Seven Pounds$5,199,151--2,758--$1,885$5,199,1511Sony / Columbia
3The Tale of Despereaux$3,538,093--3,104--$1,140$3,538,0931Universal
4The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$2,864,22661%3,5600$805$41,340,8422Fox
5Four Christmases$2,241,01588%3,515-25$638$94,653,4744Warner Bros. / New Line
6Twilight (2008)$1,605,96276%2,991-658$537$154,838,4385Summit
7Bolt$1,036,10285%2,968-165$349$91,787,7595Disney
8Australia$607,54531%2,212-491$275$40,231,7554Fox
9Quantum of Solace$572,26840%1,874-761$305$159,719,6076Sony / Columbia
10Nothing Like the Holidays$364,62338%1,6710$218$4,983,0212Overture