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, Sep. 16 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 16 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gridiron Gang$6,239,68430%3,504--$1,781$11,044,0871Sony / Columbia
2The Black Dahlia$3,906,0285%2,226--$1,755$7,612,0381Universal
3Everyone's Hero$2,746,82170%2,896--$948$4,364,2961Fox
4Invincible (2006)$2,239,59998%2,830-157$791$50,373,4204Disney
5The Covenant$2,096,25243%2,6810$782$14,574,7582Sony / Screen Gems
6The Last Kiss (2006)$1,774,2511%1,357--$1,307$3,526,1481Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Illusionist (2006)$1,555,63644%1,43876$1,082$22,143,4765Yari Film Group
8Little Miss Sunshine$1,519,34651%1,436-124$1,058$45,571,7468Fox Searchlight
9Hollywoodland$1,239,40052%1,5513$799$9,858,2512Focus
10Crank$1,107,01039%2,177-338$509$23,616,2393Lionsgate