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 Sat, Jan. 31 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 31 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Taken$11,655,43924%3,183--$3,662$21,072,8021Fox
2Paul Blart: Mall Cop$7,259,18978%3,20662$2,264$80,719,8873Sony / Columbia
3The Uninvited$4,691,5508%2,344--$2,002$9,042,3201Paramount / DreamWorks
4Hotel for Dogs$4,507,058133%3,160-111$1,426$45,967,2323Paramount / DreamWorks
5Gran Torino$4,422,77470%3,015-30$1,467$108,978,8714Warner Bros.
6Slumdog Millionaire$3,932,45070%1,633222$2,408$65,816,00912Fox Searchlight
7Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$3,568,64642%2,9420$1,213$31,669,8662Sony / Screen Gems
8New in Town$3,111,84828%1,941--$1,603$5,548,8401Lionsgate
9My Bloody Valentine 3D$2,151,85541%1,406-1128$1,530$44,022,1343Lionsgate
10Inkheart$1,843,75683%2,6550$694$11,946,1432Warner Bros. / New Line