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, Feb. 6 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 6 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1He's Just Not That Into You$10,435,103--3,175--$3,287$10,435,1031Warner Bros. / New Line
2Taken$6,202,041208%3,1841$1,948$39,263,5562Fox
3Coraline$4,487,168--2,299--$1,952$4,487,1681Focus
4Push$3,531,085--2,313--$1,527$3,531,0851Summit
5The Pink Panther 2$3,370,369--3,243--$1,039$3,370,3691Sony / Columbia
6Paul Blart: Mall Cop$2,760,095296%3,169-37$871$88,763,6244Sony / Columbia
7The Uninvited$2,084,260408%2,3440$889$14,064,3682Paramount / DreamWorks
8Slumdog Millionaire$1,944,430161%1,72491$1,128$71,970,23713Fox Searchlight
9Gran Torino$1,920,575155%2,705-310$710$114,964,2775Warner Bros.
10Hotel for Dogs$1,144,678264%2,734-426$419$50,558,1504Paramount / DreamWorks