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, Dec. 22 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 22 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$16,086,461-2%3,452--$4,660$109,497,7621Fox
2The Princess and the Frog$3,142,9128%3,47541$904$50,775,1912Disney
3The Blind Side$2,218,09711%3,40719$651$168,945,8935Warner Bros.
4Did You Hear About the Morgans?$1,201,65411%2,718--$442$8,903,7981Sony / Columbia
5The Twilight Saga: New Moon$1,050,1618%2,642-993$397$276,619,1865Summit
6Disney's A Christmas Carol$1,030,14217%1,736-666$593$132,726,3507Disney
7Invictus$837,36912%2,1250$394$17,461,5262Warner Bros.
8Brothers (2009)$574,8245%1,714-374$335$23,473,7333Lionsgate
9Old Dogs$570,33317%1,586-1504$360$44,683,3234Disney
102012$475,3246%1,394-1444$341$159,951,5466Sony / Columbia