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, Mar. 16 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 16 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$6,010,072-1%3,7280$1,612$221,403,6142Disney
2Green Zone$1,276,5054%3,003--$425$16,817,0301Universal
3She's Out of My League$1,173,3293%2,956--$397$12,089,1211Paramount
4Shutter Island$827,3674%3,356178$247$109,636,5734Paramount
5Remember Me$735,64011%2,212--$333$9,489,2951Summit
6Avatar$678,9981%1,718-445$395$731,982,04913Fox
7Our Family Wedding$627,4106%1,605--$391$8,849,7341Fox Searchlight
8Cop Out$469,17312%2,882-268$163$40,367,4003Warner Bros.
9Brooklyn's Finest$458,4091%1,9393$236$22,443,5222Overture
10The Crazies$414,5781%2,359-120$176$34,212,7383Overture