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 Sat, Jun. 6 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jun. 6 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Up$17,860,16937%3,81852$4,678$124,003,2092Disney
2The Hangover$15,056,640-10%3,269--$4,606$31,791,1511Warner Bros.
3Land of the Lost$6,989,950-2%3,521--$1,985$14,120,8561Universal
4Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$6,162,61433%3,807-294$1,619$123,473,0223Fox
5Star Trek$3,540,27743%3,202-305$1,106$220,424,6315Paramount
6Terminator Salvation$3,375,63929%3,304-298$1,022$103,304,4243Warner Bros.
7Drag Me to Hell$2,773,6408%2,5102$1,105$26,536,4372Universal
8Angels & Demons$2,762,49538%2,925-539$944$114,384,9234Sony / Columbia
9My Life in Ruins$1,281,12616%1,164--$1,101$2,389,6081Fox Searchlight
10X-Men Origins: Wolverine$838,13839%1,391-872$603$173,861,4556Fox