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 Tue, Mar. 3 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 3 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Slumdog Millionaire$984,23312%2,943699$334$116,892,35616Fox Searchlight
2Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$819,274-16%2,05220$399$66,317,1702Lionsgate
3Taken$743,6042%3,089-13$241$109,258,4185Fox
4He's Just Not That Into You$517,44611%2,858-192$181$79,643,7784Warner Bros. / New Line
5Confessions of a Shopaholic$399,73915%2,53427$158$34,553,9303Disney
6Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience$364,700-21%1,271--$287$13,339,0011Disney
7Paul Blart: Mall Cop$351,841-4%2,698-137$130$128,827,9397Sony / Columbia
8Coraline$322,053-14%2,092-63$154$61,809,7384Focus
9Friday the 13th (2009)$309,085-1%2,760-345$112$61,321,7543Warner Bros. / New Line
10The International$298,38016%2,031-333$147$21,908,7283Sony / Columbia