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. 23 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 23 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$1,261,382-9%3,741-66$337$118,428,7103Sony / Columbia
2Snakes on a Plane$1,119,202-16%3,555--$315$19,130,8151New Line
3Accepted$1,062,951-10%2,914--$365$13,577,6161Universal
4Step Up$1,041,453-14%2,639172$395$43,236,6722Disney
5World Trade Center$964,155-10%2,99841$322$48,217,4642Paramount
6Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$768,658-6%3,227-84$238$48,445,3973Paramount
7Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$560,588-6%2,277-664$246$402,975,3897Disney
8Pulse (2006)$373,367-5%2,3230$161$15,873,2642Weinstein / Dimension
9Material Girls$352,671-15%1,509--$234$5,832,0631MGM
10Zoom$274,683-4%2,5010$110$9,853,3922Sony / Columbia