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. 29 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 29 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$14,853,573-54%4,234--$3,508$214,931,5691Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Proposal$2,755,225-48%3,0582$901$71,918,7982Disney
3The Hangover$2,578,383-50%3,525-20$731$185,637,5024Warner Bros.
4Up$2,160,490-47%3,487-345$620$252,395,1395Disney
5My Sister's Keeper$2,036,384-40%2,606--$781$14,479,3371Warner Bros.
6Year One$1,032,086-42%3,0242$341$33,559,6022Sony / Columbia
7The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$685,295-56%2,995-82$229$54,141,0673Sony / Columbia
8Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$594,820-44%2,250-712$264$163,985,7346Fox
9Star Trek$448,023-53%1,823-484$246$246,780,2528Paramount
10Land of the Lost$187,029-48%1,504-1441$124$47,005,7444Universal