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 Thu, May. 11 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 11 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible III$2,828,3552%4,054--$698$60,091,6271Paramount
2RV$668,31516%3,65112$183$33,319,3362Sony / Columbia
3United 93$472,7549%1,81924$260$22,045,1232Universal
4An American Haunting$344,1585%1,675--$205$7,252,9571Freestyle
5Silent Hill$343,0716%2,556-376$134$42,305,9183Sony / Columbia
6The Sentinel$308,89613%2,343-508$132$32,041,2903Fox
7Akeelah and the Bee$270,33111%2,1950$123$11,606,4252Lionsgate
8Stick It$267,8108%2,0446$131$18,978,2092Disney
9Ice Age: The Meltdown$263,71411%2,426-696$109$184,418,9246Fox
10Scary Movie 4$222,988-1%2,537-881$88$84,502,4214Weinstein / Dimension