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, Jan. 31 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 31 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Big Momma's House 2$1,068,271-17%3,261--$328$30,094,8771Fox
2Brokeback Mountain$798,57528%1,654458$483$52,473,0728Focus
3Underworld: Evolution$766,839-9%3,2070$239$46,216,6582Sony / Screen Gems
4Nanny McPhee$539,105-19%1,995--$270$15,711,2271Universal
5Annapolis$455,041-10%1,605--$284$8,640,6911Disney
6Walk the Line$311,16314%1,20176$259$106,705,89811Fox
7Last Holiday$273,2132%2,442-72$112$33,172,5403Paramount
8Glory Road$248,749-9%2,3971$104$35,469,3123Disney
9The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$245,575-8%2,170-587$113$278,382,1608Disney
10Hoodwinked$239,818-20%3,02018$79$38,304,9893The Weinstein Company