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. 19 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 19 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Paul Blart: Mall Cop$7,401,852-16%3,144--$2,354$39,234,4361Sony / Columbia
2Hotel for Dogs$5,853,47110%3,271--$1,790$22,864,8391Paramount / DreamWorks
3Gran Torino$3,627,636-36%2,972164$1,221$76,604,5792Warner Bros.
4Notorious (2009)$2,895,487-38%1,638--$1,768$23,392,9111Fox Searchlight
5My Bloody Valentine 3D$2,862,957-47%2,534--$1,130$24,103,5491Lionsgate
6Bride Wars$2,227,137-30%3,2282$690$39,705,4022Fox
7Defiance (2008)$1,598,374-33%1,7891787$893$10,853,2733Paramount Vantage
8Bedtime Stories$1,441,9816%2,619-892$551$105,071,5694Disney
9Marley & Me$1,375,177-21%2,952-526$466$133,922,4244Fox
10The Unborn (2009)$1,203,662-47%2,3592$510$33,784,4202Universal / Rogue