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, Apr. 18 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 18 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 4$2,441,048-39%3,602--$678$46,637,7561Weinstein / Dimension
2Ice Age: The Meltdown$1,721,046-44%3,873-96$444$152,034,2383Fox
3The Wild$922,679-43%2,854--$323$12,217,3221Disney
4The Benchwarmers$875,389-40%3,2828$267$38,225,2002Sony / Columbia
5Take the Lead$640,023-26%3,0090$213$24,109,2382New Line
6Inside Man$507,190-21%2,477-390$205$76,576,7844Universal
7Lucky Number Slevin$470,164-15%1,9895$236$15,320,0732MGM / Weinstein
8Thank You for Smoking$355,357-15%1,015716$350$12,313,1795Fox Searchlight
9Failure to Launch$232,193-19%1,950-666$119$83,700,7886Paramount
10V for Vendetta$221,196-19%1,380-623$160$66,537,1185Warner Bros.