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 Tue, Nov. 10 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 10 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Disney's A Christmas Carol$2,412,11050%3,683--$655$34,074,4491Disney
2Michael Jackson's This Is It$1,357,74439%3,4810$390$59,347,0882Sony / Columbia
3The Men Who Stare at Goats$1,217,11033%2,443--$498$14,838,2951Overture
4The Fourth Kind$1,085,71641%2,527--$430$14,087,3391Universal
5Paranormal Activity$745,77943%2,558154$292$98,372,4564Paramount
6Law Abiding Citizen$705,95741%2,474-290$285$61,907,5284Overture
7The Box$702,04847%2,635--$266$8,751,8991Warner Bros.
8Couples Retreat$600,48856%2,857-169$210$96,668,6585Universal
9Where the Wild Things Are$368,30043%2,756-889$134$69,850,0164Warner Bros.
10Amelia$228,19949%1,030-40$222$11,727,9783Fox Searchlight