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 Tue, Feb. 2 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 2 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$2,688,5140%3,074-67$875$601,502,4177Fox
2Edge of Darkness$1,384,3305%3,066--$452$19,917,1241Warner Bros.
3When in Rome$872,24712%2,456--$355$14,001,7221Disney
4The Book of Eli$729,129-2%3,075-36$237$75,985,1073Warner Bros.
5Legion$592,794-5%2,4760$239$30,241,3872Sony / Screen Gems
6The Tooth Fairy$456,290-13%3,3451$136$27,087,9362Fox
7It's Complicated$367,12521%2,096-205$175$104,782,0806Universal
8Sherlock Holmes$345,5332%2,250-420$154$198,286,1076Warner Bros.
9The Lovely Bones$332,9888%2,63867$126$38,646,7598Paramount / DreamWorks
10Up in the Air$290,65944%1,430-277$203$73,777,4339Paramount