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. 22 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 22 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eight Below$1,377,523-12%3,066--$449$27,917,3041Disney
2The Pink Panther (2006)$1,016,565-11%3,4770$292$48,706,6612Sony / Columbia
3Date Movie$905,684-16%2,896--$313$23,794,8401Fox
4Curious George$836,374-10%2,5726$325$35,285,6152Universal
5Final Destination 3$704,660-11%2,8800$245$38,755,8002New Line
6Firewall$628,037-3%2,8400$221$29,975,8612Warner Bros.
7Freedomland$384,274-11%2,361--$163$7,523,0581Sony / Columbia
8Brokeback Mountain$338,153-1%1,600-366$211$72,806,01911Focus
9Nanny McPhee$310,038-11%2,001-147$155$39,909,0424Universal
10When a Stranger Calls (2006)$270,427-11%2,629-375$103$42,674,8793Sony / Screen Gems