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 Mon, Sep. 25 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 25 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1jackass: number two$2,403,080-66%3,059--$786$31,405,3401Paramount
2Jet Li's Fearless$720,545-75%1,806--$399$11,312,0461Rogue
3Gridiron Gang$431,224-80%3,5106$123$27,387,7662Sony / Columbia
4Flyboys$411,829-73%2,033--$203$6,416,2471MGM
5The Black Dahlia$335,570-70%2,23610$150$17,604,8462Universal
6All the King's Men (2006)$254,246-71%1,514--$168$3,926,5231Sony / Columbia
7The Illusionist (2006)$239,262-74%1,432-6$167$27,837,3406Yari Film Group
8Little Miss Sunshine$196,611-71%1,384-52$142$50,487,7699Fox Searchlight
9The Covenant$190,011-75%2,678-3$71$20,372,2323Sony / Screen Gems
10The Last Kiss (2006)$181,889-70%1,3592$134$8,627,7062Paramount / DreamWorks