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. 26 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 26 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Silent Hill$1,038,912-17%2,926--$355$23,855,3121Sony / Columbia
2The Sentinel$845,769-12%2,819--$300$17,101,1201Fox
3Scary Movie 4$676,673-7%3,67472$184$69,682,1032Weinstein / Dimension
4Ice Age: The Meltdown$550,226-7%3,540-333$155$170,092,8994Fox
5The Wild$356,836-3%2,8540$125$23,340,9942Disney
6The Benchwarmers$306,041-5%3,094-188$99$48,052,0763Sony / Columbia
7Take the Lead$274,418-6%2,413-596$114$30,325,7013New Line
8Inside Man$263,530-3%2,021-456$130$82,114,7085Universal
9Lucky Number Slevin$235,793-8%1,735-254$136$19,405,1643MGM / Weinstein
10American Dreamz$217,360-6%1,500--$145$4,344,1821Universal