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, Oct. 4 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 4 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Guardian (2006)$1,104,469-9%3,241--$341$21,671,3851Disney
2jackass: number two$914,371-14%3,0634$299$55,326,1232Paramount
3Open Season (2006)$882,436-4%3,833--$230$27,185,1501Sony / Columbia
4School for Scoundrels (2006)$431,826-11%3,004--$144$10,113,3291MGM / Weinstein
5Jet Li's Fearless$311,219-10%1,8104$172$19,163,3612Rogue
6Gridiron Gang$234,052-6%3,033-477$77$34,066,7333Sony / Columbia
7The Illusionist (2006)$207,109-1%1,319-113$157$32,024,8987Yari Film Group
8Flyboys$204,266-5%2,0330$100$10,583,1652MGM
9The Black Dahlia$179,317-6%2,009-227$89$21,302,3843Universal
10Little Miss Sunshine$142,063-4%1,065-319$133$53,588,66110Fox Searchlight