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, May. 3 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 3 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1RV$836,867-10%3,639--$230$19,066,5121Sony / Columbia
2United 93$790,453-9%1,795--$440$14,108,0501Universal
3Silent Hill$618,899-10%2,9326$211$36,320,3642Sony / Columbia
4The Sentinel$538,153-5%2,85132$189$27,356,2732Fox
5Scary Movie 4$435,583-4%3,418-256$127$79,522,4523Weinstein / Dimension
6Stick It$371,177-11%2,038--$182$12,053,0611Disney
7Ice Age: The Meltdown$338,938-6%3,122-418$109$178,931,6985Fox
8Akeelah and the Bee$302,930-4%2,195--$138$6,955,4791Lionsgate
9The Wild$230,6091%2,605-249$89$29,198,0853Disney
10The Benchwarmers$204,619-1%2,695-399$76$53,397,3804Sony / Columbia