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, Aug. 17 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 17 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1District 9$5,162,300-51%3,049--$1,693$42,516,8901Sony / TriStar
2G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$2,611,347-59%4,0070$652$101,187,3662Paramount
3The Time Traveler's Wife$2,338,560-48%2,988--$783$20,961,7141Warner Bros. / New Line
4Julie & Julia$1,630,600-54%2,3540$693$44,975,0892Sony / Columbia
5G-Force$1,002,125-50%3,065-417$327$100,060,0254Disney
6The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$837,620-50%1,838--$456$6,479,0311Paramount Vantage
7Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$737,283-55%2,771-684$266$284,617,4965Warner Bros.
8The Ugly Truth$639,297-47%2,733-242$234$78,086,7794Sony / Columbia
9(500) Days of Summer$501,166-43%1,048231$478$18,398,6985Fox Searchlight
10Funny People$452,486-49%2,584-424$175$48,362,8683Universal