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 Sun, Dec. 6 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 6 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Blind Side$4,726,463-45%3,326186$1,421$128,868,4123Warner Bros.
2The Twilight Saga: New Moon$3,832,866-41%4,12482$929$255,362,1763Summit
3Disney's A Christmas Carol$2,320,879-34%2,546-467$912$115,250,8235Disney
4Brothers (2009)$2,280,637-38%2,088--$1,092$9,527,8481Lionsgate
52012$1,786,435-40%3,220-224$555$148,958,5764Sony / Columbia
6Old Dogs$1,765,458-42%3,4250$515$33,924,2932Disney
7Armored$1,505,754-42%1,915--$786$6,511,1281Sony / Screen Gems
8Ninja Assassin$1,399,845-31%2,5030$559$29,821,9222Warner Bros.
9Planet 51$1,302,097-36%2,904-131$448$34,051,4563Sony / TriStar
10Everybody's Fine (2009)$951,438-40%2,133--$446$3,852,0681Miramax