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 Thu, Oct. 5 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 5 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Guardian (2006)$1,080,011-2%3,241--$333$22,751,3961Disney
2jackass: number two$967,6136%3,0634$316$56,293,7362Paramount
3Open Season (2006)$942,7437%3,833--$246$28,127,8931Sony / Columbia
4School for Scoundrels (2006)$442,7243%3,004--$147$10,556,0531MGM / Weinstein
5Jet Li's Fearless$307,378-1%1,8104$170$19,470,7392Rogue
6Gridiron Gang$252,5358%3,033-477$83$34,319,2683Sony / Columbia
7The Illusionist (2006)$221,1307%1,319-113$168$32,246,0287Yari Film Group
8Flyboys$211,7844%2,0330$104$10,794,9492MGM
9The Black Dahlia$171,174-5%2,009-227$85$21,473,5583Universal
10Little Miss Sunshine$147,7994%1,065-319$139$53,736,46010Fox Searchlight