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 Sun, Aug. 27 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 27 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Invincible (2006)$4,893,348-27%2,917--$1,678$17,029,9611Disney
2Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$2,345,362-30%3,370-371$696$127,805,8544Sony / Columbia
3Beerfest$2,177,682-2%2,964--$735$7,031,1151Warner Bros.
4Little Miss Sunshine$2,167,242-31%1,430739$1,516$22,896,8185Fox Searchlight
5World Trade Center$1,997,227-26%3,02123$661$55,642,8373Paramount
6Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$1,888,081-19%3,003-224$629$54,930,8364Paramount
7Snakes on a Plane$1,831,294-27%3,5550$515$26,323,6082New Line
8Accepted$1,706,712-32%2,9173$585$20,985,9562Universal
9Step Up$1,619,306-36%2,6478$612$50,396,7943Disney
10Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$1,232,921-27%1,701-576$725$407,543,0978Disney