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, Mar. 3 2010

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#TitleWed, Mar. 3 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shutter Island$1,651,191-15%3,00312$550$80,904,5712Paramount
2Avatar$1,538,4424%2,456-125$626$711,203,63011Fox
3Cop Out$1,177,153-17%3,150--$374$22,095,8991Warner Bros.
4The Crazies$958,358-20%2,477--$387$19,487,1721Overture
5Valentine's Day$538,485-15%3,578-87$150$101,597,4183Warner Bros. / New Line
6Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$464,712-9%3,302-94$141$72,472,3653Fox
7Dear John$350,958-13%3,006-56$117$73,488,2924Sony / Screen Gems
8Crazy Heart$338,5636%1,14859$295$25,876,84111Fox Searchlight
9The Wolfman$334,730-15%3,043-180$110$58,489,9703Universal
10The Tooth Fairy$170,797-9%2,249-274$76$54,390,0516Fox