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 Wed, Jan. 28 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 28 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Paul Blart: Mall Cop$1,158,4197%3,1440$368$68,303,7172Sony / Columbia
2Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$1,047,444-15%2,942--$356$24,488,9971Sony / Screen Gems
3Gran Torino$983,940-9%3,04573$323$100,902,8303Warner Bros.
4Slumdog Millionaire$816,152-14%1,411829$578$58,684,71811Fox Searchlight
5My Bloody Valentine 3D$608,125-11%2,5340$240$39,702,7222Lionsgate
6Hotel for Dogs$566,65727%3,2710$173$39,049,1802Paramount / DreamWorks
7Bride Wars$443,121-3%2,621-607$169$49,876,6313Fox
8The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$414,949-15%2,26340$183$112,480,4435Paramount
9Defiance (2008)$412,575-11%1,7934$230$19,857,0614Paramount Vantage
10Revolutionary Road$370,354-15%1,058887$350$12,969,0905Paramount Vantage