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 Wed, Aug. 26 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 26 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inglourious Basterds$3,585,180-16%3,165--$1,133$50,565,6201Weinstein Company
2District 9$1,701,026-15%3,0501$558$78,522,5662Sony / TriStar
3Julie & Julia$1,158,118-5%2,463109$470$62,488,8703Sony / Columbia
4The Time Traveler's Wife$1,032,047-15%2,9880$345$40,476,2022Warner Bros. / New Line
5G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$981,429-16%3,953-54$248$123,524,5413Paramount
6Shorts$556,708-13%3,105--$179$8,201,8261Warner Bros.
7G-Force$441,186-6%2,561-504$172$108,555,1345Disney
8Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$388,820-4%1,936-835$201$291,440,5346Warner Bros.
9The Ugly Truth$333,883-9%1,971-762$169$83,831,6415Sony / Columbia
10The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$332,530-14%1,84911$180$12,338,9722Paramount Vantage