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, Mar. 8 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 8 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$9,008,430-71%3,728--$2,416$125,109,4531Disney
2Brooklyn's Finest$1,076,952-68%1,936--$556$14,427,2511Overture
3Shutter Island$1,011,425-69%3,178175$318$96,761,4303Paramount
4Avatar$817,968-67%2,163-293$378$721,786,27812Fox
5Cop Out$671,378-72%3,1500$213$33,175,9882Warner Bros.
6The Crazies$591,624-66%2,4792$239$28,063,7882Overture
7Crazy Heart$377,971-51%1,274126$297$29,909,55412Fox Searchlight
8Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$269,044-80%2,994-308$90$78,326,7934Fox
9Valentine's Day$253,459-70%3,040-538$83$106,557,3294Warner Bros. / New Line
10Dear John$198,958-66%2,496-510$80$76,825,0445Sony / Screen Gems