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. 11 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 11 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$2,396,435-3%3,017--$794$35,632,4791Warner Bros.
2The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$842,451-12%2,820--$299$21,883,0981New Line
3Open Season (2006)$665,065-2%3,8330$174$47,372,3532Sony / Columbia
4The Guardian (2006)$615,170-2%3,2410$190$34,623,4172Disney
5Employee of the Month$544,203-11%2,579--$211$13,745,9161Lionsgate
6jackass: number two$468,715-2%3,007-56$156$64,583,7803Paramount
7School for Scoundrels (2006)$213,5861%3,0073$71$14,832,6532MGM / Weinstein
8The Illusionist (2006)$163,91911%1,149-170$143$34,699,5528Yari Film Group
9Jet Li's Fearless$163,419-2%1,617-193$101$22,398,1573Rogue
10Gridiron Gang$124,8704%2,228-805$56$37,064,4914Sony / Columbia