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, Jan. 9 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 9 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$1,228,105-6%3,730-38$329$166,382,4163Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$891,12312%3,027157$294$125,722,2674Sony / Columbia
3Children of Men$840,5142%1,2091193$695$13,468,6611Universal
4The Good Shepherd$539,70417%2,25032$240$49,344,8703Universal
5Freedom Writers$493,2731%1,360--$363$10,387,7211Paramount
6Rocky Balboa$433,6298%3,018-1$144$61,479,4893MGM
7Blood Diamond$391,39117%1,510-410$259$44,618,5505Warner Bros.
8Charlotte's Web (2006)$336,196-3%3,303-442$102$67,648,4924Paramount
9The Holiday$326,57916%2,320-378$141$59,427,8525Sony / Columbia
10We Are Marshall$316,04825%2,502-104$126$34,636,2873Warner Bros.