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. 18 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 18 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$11,615,834-23%3,285-137$3,536$505,229,3175Fox
2The Book of Eli$5,648,059-40%3,111--$1,816$38,437,5531Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$3,685,859-6%3,296-345$1,118$196,553,2824Fox
4The Spy Next Door$3,150,987-3%2,924--$1,078$12,877,0431Lionsgate
5The Lovely Bones$2,905,215-41%2,5632560$1,134$20,376,9906Paramount / DreamWorks
6Sherlock Holmes$2,144,353-27%3,173-453$676$182,226,9074Warner Bros.
7It's Complicated$1,510,255-36%2,670-285$566$90,174,6354Universal
8The Blind Side$1,415,076-13%2,408-472$588$228,021,6389Warner Bros.
9The Princess and the Frog$1,227,00018%1,777-843$690$97,568,8166Disney
10Leap Year (2010)$1,142,960-33%2,5121$455$18,772,6402Universal