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. 23 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 23 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Da Vinci Code$6,163,816-30%3,735--$1,650$92,048,8311Sony / Columbia
2Over the Hedge$2,312,040-29%4,059--$570$44,038,4561Paramount / DreamWorks
3Mission: Impossible III$855,058-23%3,450-609$248$105,507,9143Paramount
4Poseidon$644,891-22%3,5550$181$38,271,1872Warner Bros.
5See No Evil$343,113-9%1,257--$273$5,302,3981Lionsgate
6RV$317,244-32%2,925-611$108$51,102,3894Sony / Columbia
7Just My Luck$250,278-23%2,5432$98$11,043,4592Fox
8United 93$137,096-5%1,308-563$105$28,537,6364Universal
9An American Haunting$125,758-5%1,265-438$99$13,704,3383Freestyle
10Ice Age: The Meltdown$76,367-51%1,156-723$66$189,529,8818Fox