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 Mon, Apr. 27 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 27 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Obsessed$1,786,326-71%2,514--$711$30,399,2821Sony / Screen Gems
2Earth (2009)$744,044-72%1,804--$412$15,216,7891Disneynature
3The Soloist$676,917-73%2,024--$334$10,393,8171Paramount / DreamWorks
4Fighting$646,077-74%2,309--$280$11,670,3051Universal / Rogue
517 Again$528,101-81%3,2550$162$40,354,4502Warner Bros. / New Line
6State of Play$490,539-71%2,8074$175$25,573,7672Universal
7Monsters vs. Aliens$448,751-83%3,358-304$134$175,267,0495Paramount / DreamWorks
8Fast & Furious$427,248-73%3,566-108$120$145,793,4574Universal
9Crank: High Voltage$265,047-65%2,2230$119$12,001,1412Lionsgate
10Hannah Montana: The Movie$261,570-85%3,231113$81$65,914,3853Disney