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 Tue, May. 9 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 9 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible III$3,204,550-9%4,054--$790$54,479,3561Paramount
2RV$602,2187%3,65112$165$32,072,6812Sony / Columbia
3United 93$464,588-4%1,81924$255$21,137,3502Universal
4An American Haunting$370,874-13%1,675--$221$6,580,2111Freestyle
5Silent Hill$356,102-2%2,556-376$139$41,638,0753Sony / Columbia
6The Sentinel$275,53311%2,343-508$118$31,458,7363Fox
7Stick It$258,056-5%2,0446$126$18,462,9422Disney
8Ice Age: The Meltdown$238,162-2%2,426-696$98$183,917,3576Fox
9Akeelah and the Bee$237,9528%2,1950$108$11,091,9822Lionsgate
10Scary Movie 4$201,934-3%2,537-881$80$84,053,7194Weinstein / Dimension