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 Mon, Jan. 5 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 5 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marley & Me$1,571,996-71%3,50525$449$108,233,7742Fox
2The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$1,441,718-67%2,9880$483$80,736,7802Paramount
3Valkyrie$1,087,678-66%2,77867$392$61,831,6042MGM / United Artists
4Yes Man$1,066,885-65%3,4340$311$80,575,7013Warner Bros.
5Bedtime Stories$1,039,563-76%3,6843$282$86,576,9192Disney
6Seven Pounds$725,010-66%2,7580$263$60,869,5313Sony / Columbia
7Twilight (2008)$432,653-61%1,88839$229$177,355,2747Summit
8Doubt$411,869-66%1,28720$320$19,116,5704Miramax
9The Tale of Despereaux$386,565-76%3,091-16$125$44,099,0413Universal
10The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$372,828-67%2,337-65$160$74,796,9704Fox