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 Sun, May. 21 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 21 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Da Vinci Code$21,125,668-23%3,735--$5,656$77,073,5451Sony / Columbia
2Over the Hedge$12,037,869-23%4,059--$2,966$38,458,0511Paramount / DreamWorks
3Mission: Impossible III$3,074,800-37%3,450-609$891$103,537,4783Paramount
4Poseidon$2,466,887-36%3,5550$694$36,804,7752Warner Bros.
5RV$1,473,935-32%2,925-611$504$50,319,8314Sony / Columbia
6See No Evil$1,152,417-34%1,257--$917$4,581,9101Lionsgate
7Just My Luck$865,661-37%2,5432$340$10,467,9342Fox
8United 93$379,260-38%1,308-563$290$28,256,8684Universal
9Ice Age: The Meltdown$361,353-15%1,156-723$313$189,298,3038Fox
10An American Haunting$337,084-45%1,265-438$266$13,445,8213Freestyle