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, Feb. 21 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 21 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eight Below$1,570,417-67%3,066--$512$26,539,7811Disney
2The Pink Panther (2006)$1,141,392-73%3,4770$328$47,690,0962Sony / Columbia
3Date Movie$1,076,087-61%2,896--$372$22,889,1561Fox
4Curious George$925,099-74%2,5726$360$34,449,2412Universal
5Final Destination 3$793,506-46%2,8800$276$38,051,1402New Line
6Firewall$647,151-55%2,8400$228$29,347,8242Warner Bros.
7Freedomland$431,086-51%2,361--$183$7,138,7841Sony / Columbia
8Nanny McPhee$350,015-74%2,001-147$175$39,599,0044Universal
9Brokeback Mountain$343,056-48%1,600-366$214$72,467,86611Focus
10When a Stranger Calls (2006)$303,006-63%2,629-375$115$42,404,4523Sony / Screen Gems