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 Fri, Apr. 21 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 21 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Silent Hill$8,140,639--2,926--$2,782$8,140,6391Sony / Columbia
2Scary Movie 4$5,794,184193%3,67472$1,577$56,455,7862Weinstein / Dimension
3The Sentinel$4,802,088--2,819--$1,703$4,802,0881Fox
4Ice Age: The Meltdown$3,387,006130%3,540-333$957$158,448,8504Fox
5The Benchwarmers$2,237,375177%3,094-188$723$42,081,6663Sony / Columbia
6The Wild$2,040,440146%2,8540$715$15,948,3112Disney
7Take the Lead$1,310,334116%2,413-596$543$26,621,2673New Line
8American Dreamz$1,200,941--1,500--$801$1,200,9411Universal
9Inside Man$1,050,761107%2,021-456$520$78,619,1915Universal
10Thank You for Smoking$815,880140%1,0205$800$13,814,4816Fox Searchlight