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, Apr. 19 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 19 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 4$2,046,842-16%3,602--$568$48,684,5981Weinstein / Dimension
2Ice Age: The Meltdown$1,557,104-10%3,873-96$402$153,591,3423Fox
3The Wild$860,382-7%2,854--$301$13,077,7041Disney
4The Benchwarmers$810,023-7%3,2828$247$39,035,2232Sony / Columbia
5Take the Lead$595,166-7%3,0090$198$24,704,4042New Line
6Inside Man$483,308-5%2,477-390$195$77,060,0924Universal
7Lucky Number Slevin$438,878-7%1,9895$221$15,758,9512MGM / Weinstein
8Thank You for Smoking$345,083-3%1,015716$340$12,658,2625Fox Searchlight
9Failure to Launch$244,5605%1,950-666$125$83,945,3486Paramount
10V for Vendetta$209,634-5%1,380-623$152$66,746,7525Warner Bros.