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, Sep. 6 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 6 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Crank$695,686-17%2,515--$277$14,427,6661Lionsgate
2Invincible (2006)$601,067-14%2,9214$206$39,368,6582Disney
3The Wicker Man (2006)$535,468-11%2,784--$192$12,881,0021Warner Bros.
4Little Miss Sunshine$500,916-1%1,602172$313$36,748,1076Fox Searchlight
5Beerfest$352,091-14%2,9640$119$15,500,7782Warner Bros.
6Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$288,139-13%3,001-369$96$138,917,9785Sony / Columbia
7World Trade Center$267,712-9%2,902-119$92$64,331,1414Paramount
8Snakes on a Plane$201,127-12%2,505-1050$80$32,001,0783New Line
9Step Up$200,988-18%2,553-94$79$58,937,8994Disney
10Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$185,804-14%1,78685$104$414,414,3099Disney