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 Thu, Oct. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$984,6149%3,1190$316$65,690,6142Sony / Columbia
2Surrogates$874,823-5%2,951--$296$19,043,8051Disney
3The Informant!$474,840-6%2,5050$190$22,781,6472Warner Bros.
4Fame (2009)$380,680-2%3,096--$123$11,881,5541MGM
5Love Happens$332,382-6%1,8980$175$16,131,9532Universal
6Pandorum$319,446-3%2,506--$127$5,896,1451Overture
7Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$257,5236%2,120-135$121$45,687,0553Lionsgate
8Inglourious Basterds$254,4570%1,960-559$130$115,476,2756Weinstein Company
9Jennifer's Body$244,3872%2,73836$89$13,522,5722Fox
109 (2009)$183,3004%1,592-468$115$28,042,7823Focus