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.
|Date||Day||Day no.||Top 10 Gross||LW%||Total Daily Gross||Top movie of the day|
|Jan 17||Sat||017||$73,784,569||62%||$83,072,794||American Sniper|
|Jan 24||Sat||024||$60,998,127||-17%||$70,212,102||American Sniper|
|Jan 16||Fri||016||$55,981,447||67%||$61,225,008||American Sniper|
|Jan 02||Fri||002||$51,700,048||-24%||$61,881,903||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies|
|Jan 18||Sun||018||$49,665,377||94%||$55,719,973||American Sniper|
|Jan 03||Sat||003||$46,655,697||-26%||$56,921,422||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies|
|Jan 01||Thu||001||$46,302,628||-35%||$55,094,853||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies|
|Jan 10||Sat||010||$45,640,158||-2%||$54,370,032||Taken 3|
|Jan 19||Mon||019||$41,939,900||516%||$46,907,885||American Sniper|
|Jan 23||Fri||023||$39,067,863||-30%||$43,986,369||American Sniper|
|Jan 25||Sun||025||$36,414,830||-27%||$41,878,169||American Sniper|
|Jan 09||Fri||009||$33,481,583||-35%||$38,915,411||Taken 3|
|Jan 04||Sun||004||$27,507,774||-42%||$33,909,399||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies|
|Jan 11||Sun||011||$25,586,629||-7%||$30,804,020||Taken 3|
|Jan 20||Tue||020||$17,120,365||77%||$18,772,770||American Sniper|
|Jan 22||Thu||022||$12,778,538||90%||$14,090,361||American Sniper|
|Jan 21||Wed||021||$12,352,014||71%||$13,608,529||American Sniper|
|Jan 27||Tue||027||$10,749,844||-37%||$12,642,286||American Sniper|
|Jan 13||Tue||013||$9,685,545||2%||$12,110,646||Taken 3|
|Jan 06||Tue||006||$9,504,633||-75%||$11,759,414||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies|
|Jan 05||Mon||005||$9,147,210||-74%||$11,426,842||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies|
|Jan 26||Mon||026||$8,192,561||-80%||$9,626,144||American Sniper|
|Jan 28||Wed||028||$7,959,126||-36%||$9,473,481||American Sniper|
|Jan 07||Wed||007||$7,384,467||-78%||$9,331,987||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies|
|Jan 14||Wed||014||$7,222,660||-2%||$9,248,646||Taken 3|
|Jan 08||Thu||008||$7,086,374||-85%||$8,901,794||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies|
|Jan 12||Mon||012||$6,811,565||-26%||$8,417,386||Taken 3|
|Jan 15||Thu||015||$6,723,287||-5%||$8,347,460||Taken 3|