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 Fri, Jan. 22 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 22 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$9,028,494129%3,141-144$2,874$526,186,7786Fox
2Legion$6,686,233--2,476--$2,700$6,686,2331Sony / Screen Gems
3The Book of Eli$4,932,539141%3,1110$1,586$49,935,7622Warner Bros.
4The Tooth Fairy$3,544,512--3,344--$1,060$3,544,5121Fox
5The Lovely Bones$2,596,113240%2,5718$1,010$25,420,2337Paramount / DreamWorks
6Extraordinary Measures$2,037,966--2,545--$801$2,037,9661CBS Films
7Sherlock Holmes$1,970,056171%2,670-503$738$186,418,8395Warner Bros.
8It's Complicated$1,737,255124%2,301-369$755$94,197,3155Universal
9Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$1,397,817241%2,973-323$470$199,290,2925Fox
10The Blind Side$1,234,143160%1,932-476$639$230,586,43210Warner Bros.