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, Apr. 10 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 10 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: The Meltdown$2,558,718-73%3,9695$645$118,309,1252Fox
2The Benchwarmers$1,419,387-67%3,274--$434$21,076,0161Sony / Columbia
3Take the Lead$871,280-70%3,009--$290$12,923,2331New Line
4Inside Man$688,267-68%2,86737$240$66,704,6243Universal
5Lucky Number Slevin$608,026-65%1,984--$306$7,640,0591MGM / Weinstein
6V for Vendetta$346,626-61%2,003-907$173$62,647,7384Warner Bros.
7Failure to Launch$305,170-63%2,616-458$117$79,452,5505Paramount
8ATL$272,797-68%1,6020$170$17,487,3702Warner Bros.
9Phat Girlz$235,961-71%1,060--$223$3,345,0511Fox Searchlight
10She's the Man$201,350-61%2,026-526$99$30,054,6394Paramount / DreamWorks