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, Jun. 15 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 15 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cars$5,315,956-7%3,985--$1,334$83,322,6501Disney
2The Break-Up$1,937,215-8%3,0755$630$82,430,4532Universal
3X-Men: The Last Stand$1,439,748-5%3,680-34$391$208,397,0933Fox
4The Omen (2006)$1,076,471-12%2,72363$395$41,548,6821Fox
5Over the Hedge$1,068,101-9%3,527-466$303$134,713,0244Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Da Vinci Code$1,018,670-8%3,319-438$307$193,503,2404Sony / Columbia
7Mission: Impossible III$320,240-5%1,908-759$168$128,821,9566Paramount
8RV$234,228-11%1,622-430$144$65,904,6977Sony / Columbia
9Poseidon$226,334-7%1,724-697$131$55,883,3795Warner Bros.