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 Sat, Aug. 26 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 26 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Invincible (2006)$6,736,35225%2,917--$2,309$12,136,6131Disney
2Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$3,349,96838%3,370-371$994$125,460,4924Sony / Columbia
3Little Miss Sunshine$3,129,12251%1,430739$2,188$20,729,5765Fox Searchlight
4World Trade Center$2,683,35950%3,02123$888$53,645,6103Paramount
5Step Up$2,520,85025%2,6478$952$48,777,4883Disney
6Snakes on a Plane$2,518,54839%3,5550$708$24,492,3142New Line
7Accepted$2,508,92118%2,9173$860$19,279,2442Universal
8Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$2,319,64661%3,003-224$772$53,042,7554Paramount
9Beerfest$2,217,605-16%2,964--$748$4,853,4331Warner Bros.
10Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$1,684,10059%1,701-576$990$406,310,1768Disney