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. 23 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 23 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$1,214,573-15%3,119--$389$34,245,4611Sony / Columbia
2The Informant!$883,466-17%2,505--$353$13,273,6961Warner Bros.
3Love Happens$577,519-17%1,898--$304$9,877,6691Universal
4Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$455,039-19%2,2550$202$39,343,1152Lionsgate
5Jennifer's Body$438,157-22%2,702--$162$8,388,5441Fox
6Inglourious Basterds$409,904-9%2,519-696$163$111,364,3715Weinstein Company
79 (2009)$313,560-17%2,060399$152$23,965,1122Focus
8All About Steve$245,393-14%2,159-106$114$27,408,0923Fox
9Julie & Julia$229,408-4%2,003-339$115$89,123,0247Sony / Columbia
10Whiteout$209,181-15%2,7450$76$9,209,3522Warner Bros.