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 Tue, Aug. 11 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 11 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$5,960,077-7%4,007--$1,487$67,078,6751Paramount
2Julie & Julia$3,074,90711%2,354--$1,306$25,864,5921Sony / Columbia
3G-Force$1,648,56713%3,482-215$473$89,285,7823Disney
4Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$1,316,2452%3,455-938$381$276,456,0024Warner Bros.
5Funny People$1,204,939-1%3,0081$401$42,961,7672Universal
6The Ugly Truth$1,170,87211%2,97593$394$71,059,8083Sony / Columbia
7A Perfect Getaway$786,2184%2,159--$364$7,490,2471Universal / Rogue
8Aliens in the Attic$768,12620%3,1082$247$17,719,9302Fox
9Orphan$538,103-1%2,270-480$237$35,851,7363Warner Bros.
10Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$473,37913%1,727-1030$274$188,762,1526Fox