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 Thu, Mar. 5 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 5 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Slumdog Millionaire$797,853-4%2,943699$271$118,517,29916Fox Searchlight
2Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$686,912-2%2,05220$335$67,704,9172Lionsgate
3Taken$666,5020%3,089-13$216$110,591,8455Fox
4He's Just Not That Into You$496,8052%2,858-192$174$80,629,1044Warner Bros. / New Line
5Confessions of a Shopaholic$343,7552%2,53427$136$35,236,2043Disney
6Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience$332,764-1%1,271--$262$14,007,4951Disney
7Paul Blart: Mall Cop$309,7370%2,698-137$115$129,446,2057Sony / Columbia
8Coraline$272,370-5%2,092-63$130$62,369,2504Focus
9Friday the 13th (2009)$251,494-6%2,760-345$91$61,841,9573Warner Bros. / New Line
10The International$241,177-7%2,031-333$119$22,408,5073Sony / Columbia