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 Sat, Sep. 26 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 26 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$11,184,02199%3,1190$3,586$52,230,4352Sony / Columbia
2Surrogates$6,106,60621%2,951--$2,069$11,159,8271Disney
3Fame (2009)$4,104,86216%3,096--$1,326$7,644,2511MGM
4The Informant!$3,046,24048%2,5050$1,216$19,182,1422Warner Bros.
5Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$2,259,18464%2,120-135$1,066$43,429,3003Lionsgate
6Love Happens$1,850,70228%1,8980$975$13,692,2772Universal
7Pandorum$1,717,00410%2,506--$685$3,282,5651Overture
8Jennifer's Body$1,672,04649%2,73836$611$11,600,9562Fox
99 (2009)$1,295,52563%2,025-35$640$26,359,5313Focus
10Inglourious Basterds$1,192,49354%1,960-559$608$113,705,8826Weinstein Company