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. 8 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 8 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Zombieland$1,920,1503%3,036--$632$32,799,6601Sony / Columbia
2Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$725,61013%2,977-142$244$84,249,8243Sony / Columbia
3Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$616,1366%1,745--$353$15,000,6461Disney
4Surrogates$538,0023%2,9510$182$28,458,6622Disney
5The Invention of Lying$455,636-4%1,707--$267$8,957,6561Warner Bros.
6Whip It$320,6502%1,721--$186$5,967,6671Fox Searchlight
7The Informant!$289,698-3%2,425-80$119$27,645,1923Warner Bros.
8Fame (2009)$244,72210%3,13337$78$17,486,8872MGM
9Love Happens$230,8350%1,92224$120$19,784,9473Universal
10Pandorum$202,2780%2,5060$81$8,696,4452Overture