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, Feb. 20 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 20 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eight Below$4,780,695-28%3,066--$1,559$24,969,3641Disney
2The Pink Panther (2006)$4,156,461-25%3,4770$1,195$46,548,7042Sony / Columbia
3Curious George$3,600,443-14%2,5726$1,400$33,524,1422Universal
4Date Movie$2,736,702-47%2,896--$945$21,813,0691Fox
5Final Destination 3$1,480,641-53%2,8800$514$37,257,6342New Line
6Firewall$1,449,046-46%2,8400$510$28,700,6732Warner Bros.
7Nanny McPhee$1,340,0972%2,001-147$670$39,248,9894Universal
8Big Momma's House 2$971,883-35%2,039-694$477$62,460,4594Fox
9Freedomland$873,406-47%2,361--$370$6,707,6981Sony / Columbia
10When a Stranger Calls (2006)$814,264-44%2,629-375$310$42,101,4463Sony / Screen Gems