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 Wed, Jan. 6 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 6 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$6,909,167-6%3,4615$1,996$374,806,7183Fox
2Sherlock Holmes$2,319,326-14%3,6260$640$146,648,6462Warner Bros.
3It's Complicated$1,593,350-8%2,89710$550$63,972,6702Universal
4Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$1,177,774-24%3,74747$314$161,021,0552Fox
5Up in the Air$835,243-8%1,8950$441$46,948,2845Paramount
6The Blind Side$740,164-4%2,926160$253$210,648,7157Warner Bros.
7The Princess and the Frog$417,450-21%3,328-147$125$87,544,4424Disney
8Nine$368,581-11%1,4120$261$14,844,8443The Weinstein Company
9Did You Hear About the Morgans?$357,386-15%2,7180$131$26,509,0643Sony / Columbia
10Invictus$302,422-5%2,17010$139$31,467,7464Warner Bros.