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 Sun, Feb. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Taken$3,644,478-69%3,183--$1,145$24,717,2801Fox
2Paul Blart: Mall Cop$2,528,116-65%3,20662$789$83,248,0033Sony / Columbia
3Hotel for Dogs$2,187,762-51%3,160-111$692$48,154,9943Paramount / DreamWorks
4Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$1,497,425-58%2,9420$509$33,167,2912Sony / Screen Gems
5Slumdog Millionaire$1,377,221-65%1,633222$843$67,193,23012Fox Searchlight
6The Uninvited$1,284,314-73%2,344--$548$10,326,6341Paramount / DreamWorks
7Gran Torino$1,202,498-73%3,015-30$399$110,181,3694Warner Bros.
8New in Town$1,193,010-62%1,941--$615$6,741,8501Lionsgate
9Inkheart$868,388-53%2,6550$327$12,814,5312Warner Bros. / New Line
10My Bloody Valentine 3D$803,502-63%1,406-1128$571$44,825,6363Lionsgate