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, Jan. 4 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 4 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$8,094,554-53%3,4615$2,339$360,570,3183Fox
2Sherlock Holmes$2,911,461-60%3,6260$803$141,626,8982Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$2,217,825-72%3,74747$592$158,290,3912Fox
4It's Complicated$1,462,225-63%2,89710$505$60,641,0652Universal
5The Blind Side$824,120-65%2,926160$282$209,140,2107Warner Bros.
6Up in the Air$815,407-62%1,8950$430$45,202,3365Paramount
7The Princess and the Frog$707,307-69%3,328-147$213$86,601,4244Disney
8Did You Hear About the Morgans?$381,502-61%2,7180$140$25,731,1483Sony / Columbia
9Nine$364,665-59%1,4120$258$14,061,9333The Weinstein Company
10The Twilight Saga: New Moon$314,436-59%1,62734$193$288,289,5347Summit