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, Aug. 15 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 15 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$2,786,038-4%3,8074$732$96,029,3272Sony / Columbia
2Step Up$2,429,592-10%2,467--$985$25,783,7711Disney
3World Trade Center$2,100,441-5%2,957--$710$30,847,8521Paramount
4Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$1,414,44216%3,3110$427$36,349,8902Paramount
5Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$1,002,4287%2,941-495$341$394,371,2456Disney
6Pulse (2006)$789,402-11%2,323--$340$9,880,0621Weinstein / Dimension
7The Descent$621,587-7%2,0950$297$18,834,9862Lionsgate
8Zoom$616,3747%2,501--$246$5,701,2081Sony / Columbia
9Miami Vice$585,9270%2,659-367$220$56,442,2723Universal
10John Tucker Must Die$497,8702%2,213-353$225$36,748,1393Fox