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, Sep. 21 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 21 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$1,302,749-86%3,119--$418$31,607,2881Sony / Columbia
2The Informant!$862,264-64%2,505--$344$11,326,1441Warner Bros.
3Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$576,615-74%2,2550$256$38,327,5512Lionsgate
4Love Happens$550,470-69%1,898--$290$8,607,7491Universal
5Jennifer's Body$523,059-66%2,702--$194$7,390,4661Fox
6Inglourious Basterds$384,869-62%2,519-696$153$110,502,3705Weinstein Company
79 (2009)$356,053-77%2,060399$173$23,272,5612Focus
8All About Steve$225,488-70%2,159-106$104$26,876,6823Fox
9The Final Destination$206,948-67%1,805-927$115$62,613,5994Warner Bros. / New Line
10Whiteout$194,221-66%2,7450$71$8,752,7162Warner Bros.