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 Thu, Aug. 13 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 13 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$4,363,199-9%4,007--$1,089$76,251,8731Paramount
2Julie & Julia$2,690,726-1%2,354--$1,143$31,286,8491Sony / Columbia
3G-Force$1,409,454-2%3,482-215$405$92,140,4403Disney
4Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$1,128,344-2%3,455-938$327$278,738,1784Warner Bros.
5The Ugly Truth$939,458-6%2,97593$316$73,000,0433Sony / Columbia
6Funny People$916,161-10%3,0081$305$44,900,5182Universal
7Aliens in the Attic$705,7932%3,1082$227$19,118,4752Fox
8A Perfect Getaway$572,301-10%2,159--$265$8,699,1951Universal / Rogue
9Orphan$446,451-6%2,270-480$197$36,772,3933Warner Bros.
10The Hangover$444,880-3%1,690-381$263$263,812,37610Warner Bros.