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, May. 25 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 25 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$15,878,532-14%4,096--$3,877$70,051,2761Fox
2Terminator Salvation$9,385,076-29%3,530--$2,659$65,315,4141Warner Bros.
3Star Trek$6,488,256-24%4,053193$1,601$191,017,0963Paramount
4Angels & Demons$5,692,848-26%3,5270$1,614$87,526,7732Sony / Columbia
5Dance Flick$1,978,940-32%2,450--$808$12,622,6061Paramount
6X-Men Origins: Wolverine$1,840,859-35%3,183-709$578$165,165,0554Fox
7Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$922,188-28%2,255-895$409$46,909,1264Warner Bros. / New Line
8Monsters vs. Aliens$601,1335%1,434-517$419$193,711,8999Paramount / DreamWorks
9Obsessed$448,922-30%1,603-1031$280$66,332,8065Sony / Screen Gems
1017 Again$277,036-17%1,107-1343$250$60,606,4896Warner Bros. / New Line