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, Feb. 15 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 15 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Final Destination 3$1,091,710-63%2,880--$379$24,617,9101New Line
2Firewall$910,061-50%2,840--$320$17,404,9371Warner Bros.
3The Pink Panther (2006)$889,836-57%3,477--$256$24,623,7931Sony / Columbia
4Curious George$628,526-42%2,566--$245$17,424,6441Universal
5Brokeback Mountain$405,422-30%1,966-123$206$67,870,03310Focus
6When a Stranger Calls (2006)$342,310-67%3,0045$114$35,819,7042Sony / Screen Gems
7Big Momma's House 2$310,476-65%2,733-528$114$56,536,1953Fox
8Underworld: Evolution$228,620-53%1,835-1035$125$58,332,6264Sony / Screen Gems
9Nanny McPhee$214,977-40%2,1482$100$33,890,2393Universal
10Walk the Line$172,978-54%1,248-329$139$114,359,04413Fox