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 Fri, Jan. 30 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 30 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Taken$9,417,363--3,183--$2,959$9,417,3631Fox
2The Uninvited$4,350,770--2,344--$1,856$4,350,7701Paramount / DreamWorks
3Paul Blart: Mall Cop$4,085,774281%3,20662$1,274$73,460,6983Sony / Columbia
4Gran Torino$2,607,248149%3,015-30$865$104,556,0974Warner Bros.
5Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$2,515,419129%2,9420$855$28,101,2202Sony / Screen Gems
6New in Town$2,436,992--1,941--$1,256$2,436,9921Lionsgate
7Slumdog Millionaire$2,319,817164%1,633222$1,421$61,883,55912Fox Searchlight
8Hotel for Dogs$1,937,837310%3,160-111$613$41,460,1743Paramount / DreamWorks
9My Bloody Valentine 3D$1,523,818137%1,406-1128$1,084$41,870,2793Lionsgate
10Bride Wars$1,178,175140%1,985-636$594$51,544,7934Fox