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 Sun, Jun. 7 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 7 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Up$13,206,370-26%3,81852$3,459$137,209,5792Disney
2The Hangover$13,188,019-12%3,269--$4,034$44,979,1701Warner Bros.
3Land of the Lost$4,718,960-32%3,521--$1,340$18,839,8161Universal
4Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$3,852,574-37%3,807-294$1,012$127,325,5963Fox
5Star Trek$2,289,173-35%3,202-305$715$222,713,8045Paramount
6Terminator Salvation$2,266,768-33%3,304-298$686$105,571,1923Warner Bros.
7Angels & Demons$1,792,126-35%2,925-539$613$116,177,0494Sony / Columbia
8Drag Me to Hell$1,694,741-39%2,5102$675$28,231,1782Universal
9My Life in Ruins$832,112-35%1,164--$715$3,221,7201Fox Searchlight
10X-Men Origins: Wolverine$484,051-42%1,391-872$348$174,345,5066Fox