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. 25 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 25 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inglourious Basterds$4,245,788-9%3,165--$1,341$46,980,4401Weinstein Company
2District 9$2,009,1080%3,0501$659$76,821,5402Sony / TriStar
3Julie & Julia$1,217,32219%2,463109$494$61,330,7523Sony / Columbia
4The Time Traveler's Wife$1,210,99914%2,9880$405$39,444,1552Warner Bros. / New Line
5G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$1,167,1562%3,953-54$295$122,543,1123Paramount
6Shorts$638,0687%3,105--$205$7,645,1181Warner Bros.
7G-Force$471,24113%2,561-504$184$108,113,9485Disney
8Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$406,1420%1,936-835$210$291,051,7146Warner Bros.
9The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$386,7634%1,84911$209$12,006,4422Paramount Vantage
10The Ugly Truth$365,49013%1,971-762$185$83,497,7585Sony / Columbia