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 Mon, May. 8 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 8 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible III$3,531,634-72%4,054--$871$51,274,8061Paramount
2RV$560,476-82%3,65112$154$31,470,4632Sony / Columbia
3United 93$481,907-69%1,81924$265$20,672,7622Universal
4An American Haunting$424,726-72%1,675--$254$6,209,3371Freestyle
5Silent Hill$362,562-67%2,556-376$142$41,281,9733Sony / Columbia
6Stick It$271,385-77%2,0446$133$18,204,8862Disney
7The Sentinel$248,998-68%2,343-508$106$31,183,2033Fox
8Ice Age: The Meltdown$244,068-81%2,426-696$101$183,679,1956Fox
9Akeelah and the Bee$219,632-77%2,1950$100$10,854,0302Lionsgate
10Scary Movie 4$207,135-78%2,537-881$82$83,851,7854Weinstein / Dimension