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, Sep. 16 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 16 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$967,378-21%2,255--$429$26,933,0701Lionsgate
2Inglourious Basterds$614,797-5%3,215-143$191$105,692,7484Weinstein Company
39 (2009)$512,794-13%1,6618$309$16,847,6751Focus
4The Final Destination$412,755-15%2,732-389$151$59,611,4973Warner Bros. / New Line
5All About Steve$407,135-12%2,26514$180$22,874,4692Fox
6Whiteout$361,970-18%2,745--$132$6,090,8701Warner Bros.
7Julie & Julia$346,448-2%2,342-186$148$86,196,0916Sony / Columbia
8District 9$331,546-6%2,560-579$130$109,444,3335Sony / TriStar
9Gamer$311,574-16%2,5020$125$17,273,6702Lionsgate
10Sorority Row$310,142-19%2,665--$116$6,072,5681Summit