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. 26 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 26 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Paranormal Activity$1,853,556-62%1,9451185$953$63,433,6682Paramount
2Law Abiding Citizen$1,062,234-65%2,8900$368$41,068,2322Overture
3Saw VI$892,322-64%3,036--$294$15,009,7781Lionsgate
4Where the Wild Things Are$832,549-77%3,7350$223$54,393,0322Warner Bros.
5Couples Retreat$691,240-68%3,07465$225$78,428,8903Universal
6Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant$385,159-75%2,754--$140$6,677,0591Universal
7Zombieland$350,275-65%2,447-724$143$67,559,9784Sony / Columbia
8The Stepfather (2009)$323,516-73%2,7340$118$20,405,7582Sony / Screen Gems
9Astro Boy$307,909-83%3,014--$102$7,011,0281Summit
10Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$263,451-80%2,741-296$96$115,118,1476Sony / Columbia