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. 13 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 13 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gran Torino$2,818,8211%2,8082724$1,004$46,146,5691Warner Bros.
2Bride Wars$1,251,61910%3,226--$388$23,448,7241Fox
3The Unborn (2009)$836,756-17%2,357--$355$21,660,5391Universal / Rogue
4The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$780,4357%2,947-41$265$95,603,3683Paramount
5Marley & Me$706,1939%3,478-27$203$125,101,3263Fox
6Valkyrie$604,8139%2,83860$213$72,625,1563MGM / United Artists
7Yes Man$431,2895%2,955-479$146$90,135,3974Warner Bros.
8Bedtime Stories$358,7017%3,511-173$102$98,125,0123Disney
9Seven Pounds$323,60312%2,456-302$132$67,357,8124Sony / Columbia
10Doubt$291,69721%1,2870$227$23,492,8015Miramax