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, May. 14 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 14 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Trek$5,608,378-3%3,8490$1,457$104,611,4371Paramount
2X-Men Origins: Wolverine$1,682,956-1%4,1023$410$136,290,5772Fox
3Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$783,8730%3,1750$247$33,203,2312Warner Bros. / New Line
4Obsessed$419,262-3%2,60288$161$58,020,1893Sony / Screen Gems
5Earth (2009)$331,83818%1,794-10$185$27,388,9123Disneynature
6The Soloist$324,5435%2,09057$155$25,102,3983Paramount / DreamWorks
7Next Day Air$270,367-7%1,138--$238$5,367,3721Summit
817 Again$257,5496%2,903-352$89$55,000,0484Warner Bros. / New Line
9Monsters vs. Aliens$207,8518%2,185-441$95$187,558,2287Paramount / DreamWorks
10State of Play$169,30210%1,541-904$110$34,609,3924Universal