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. 13 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 13 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$4,743,762-6%3,422-39$1,386$446,129,0694Fox
2Sherlock Holmes$1,204,248-14%3,6260$332$168,988,9293Warner Bros.
3It's Complicated$1,063,425-8%2,95558$360$79,487,8053Universal
4Daybreakers$898,012-20%2,523--$356$18,361,0461Lionsgate
5Up in the Air$654,086-9%2,218323$295$56,743,3206Paramount
6Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$613,597-16%3,641-106$169$180,603,7963Fox
7Leap Year (2010)$589,995-16%2,511--$235$11,073,4201Universal
8The Blind Side$568,3973%2,880-46$197$220,442,2068Warner Bros.
9Youth in Revolt$509,174-17%1,873--$272$8,654,5801The Weinstein Company
10The Princess and the Frog$231,867-9%2,620-708$88$93,304,8555Disney