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, Apr. 29 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 29 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Obsessed$1,361,069-21%2,514--$541$33,474,9631Sony / Screen Gems
2Earth (2009)$752,507-18%1,8040$417$16,884,5831Disneynature
3The Soloist$673,476-13%2,024--$333$11,843,6361Paramount / DreamWorks
417 Again$559,983-15%3,2550$172$41,570,7662Warner Bros. / New Line
5State of Play$547,485-9%2,8074$195$26,724,7292Universal
6Fighting$519,436-22%2,309--$225$12,859,1711Universal / Rogue
7Monsters vs. Aliens$422,322-11%3,358-304$126$176,162,7215Paramount / DreamWorks
8Fast & Furious$409,455-8%3,566-108$115$146,647,9364Universal
9Hannah Montana: The Movie$271,083-11%3,231113$84$66,490,3023Disney
10Crank: High Voltage$260,723-15%2,2230$117$12,568,3932Lionsgate