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, Jun. 15 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 15 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hangover$5,531,438-44%3,35586$1,649$110,301,3212Warner Bros.
2Up$3,615,599-58%3,88668$930$191,038,8953Disney
3The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$2,327,432-60%3,074--$757$25,700,6811Sony / Columbia
4Land of the Lost$1,219,170-51%3,53413$345$36,043,8482Universal
5Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$1,132,407-55%3,365-442$337$144,595,7784Fox
6Star Trek$674,254-56%2,638-564$256$232,558,4956Paramount
7Imagine That$635,908-57%3,008--$211$6,140,3301Paramount
8Terminator Salvation$619,231-54%2,650-654$234$114,545,6424Warner Bros.
9Drag Me to Hell$522,448-47%2,273-237$230$35,736,1183Universal
10Angels & Demons$496,910-55%2,436-489$204$123,711,4265Sony / Columbia