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 Wed, Mar. 18 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 18 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Race to Witch Mountain$1,745,467-6%3,187--$548$29,898,5541Disney
2Watchmen$1,370,6959%3,6110$380$89,990,2742Warner Bros.
3The Last House on the Left (2009)$959,7393%2,401--$400$17,167,3511Universal / Rogue
4Taken$585,11412%2,858-158$205$128,414,1327Fox
5Slumdog Millionaire$490,9637%2,578-312$190$134,017,05518Fox Searchlight
6Coraline$375,4434%1,768-191$212$70,319,8226Focus
7Paul Blart: Mall Cop$364,9568%2,281-277$160$138,817,8969Sony / Columbia
8Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$358,240-6%2,20352$163$84,319,8924Lionsgate
9He's Just Not That Into You$328,84919%1,890-555$174$89,956,0146Warner Bros. / New Line
10Miss March$264,8984%1,742--$152$3,203,4821Fox Searchlight