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 Sat, Mar. 25 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 25 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inside Man$12,244,85130%2,818--$4,345$21,685,5141Universal
2V for Vendetta$5,224,29735%3,3650$1,553$42,952,2922Warner Bros.
3Failure to Launch$4,746,31239%3,20285$1,482$61,241,2893Paramount
4Stay Alive$4,397,4035%2,009--$2,189$8,570,3681Disney
5The Shaggy Dog (2006)$4,183,33584%3,421-80$1,223$45,249,0713Disney
6She's the Man$3,166,75834%2,6318$1,204$18,572,2562Paramount / DreamWorks
7Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector$3,038,96028%1,710--$1,777$5,416,0441Lionsgate
8The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$1,858,09333%2,461-160$755$34,584,8363Fox Searchlight
9Eight Below$1,237,31965%2,101-502$589$76,409,0496Disney
1016 Blocks$965,98052%2,066-600$468$33,448,0504Warner Bros.