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 Wed, Aug. 9 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 9 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$4,537,234-15%3,803--$1,193$63,910,0701Sony / Columbia
2World Trade Center$4,455,446--2,803--$1,590$4,455,4460Paramount
3Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$1,902,060-7%3,311--$574$21,997,6121Paramount
4Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$1,225,601-11%3,436-398$357$383,881,7895Disney
5Miami Vice$921,929-19%3,0265$305$49,687,2262Universal
6John Tucker Must Die$915,704-14%2,5666$357$31,862,5472Fox
7The Descent$880,316-13%2,095--$420$12,015,8081Lionsgate
8Monster House$776,761-9%2,961-592$262$59,570,9253Sony / Columbia
9The Ant Bully$583,842-5%2,861-189$204$19,992,5702Warner Bros.
10You, Me and Dupree$471,081-17%1,885-935$250$68,436,8494Universal