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, Oct. 5 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 5 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Zombieland$2,070,278-65%3,036--$682$26,802,6041Sony / Columbia
2Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$693,322-85%2,977-142$233$82,193,9863Sony / Columbia
3Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$656,357-82%1,745--$376$13,148,2801Disney
4Surrogates$508,082-71%2,9510$172$26,793,2862Disney
5The Invention of Lying$463,162-69%1,707--$271$7,491,2151Warner Bros.
6Whip It$313,946-71%1,721--$182$4,965,1921Fox Searchlight
7The Informant!$258,109-67%2,425-80$106$26,728,3863Warner Bros.
8Fame (2009)$233,383-78%3,13337$74$16,742,1422MGM
9Pandorum$195,863-63%2,5060$78$8,071,1562Overture
10Love Happens$192,511-68%1,92224$100$19,073,5223Universal