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, Oct. 16 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 16 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$1,618,503-69%3,0170$536$58,603,1262Warner Bros.
2The Grudge 2$832,301-75%3,211--$259$21,658,3021Sony / Columbia
3Man of the Year (2006)$828,150-72%2,515--$329$13,128,0111Universal
4Open Season (2006)$641,452-81%3,687-146$174$59,907,8153Sony / Columbia
5The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$538,508-70%2,8200$191$30,736,6262New Line
6The Marine$464,363-76%2,545--$182$7,603,9411Fox
7The Guardian (2006)$429,551-71%3,044-197$141$41,566,2003Disney
8Employee of the Month$382,188-71%2,5790$148$19,964,6692Lionsgate
9jackass: number two$318,147-65%2,330-677$137$68,695,9834Paramount
10School for Scoundrels (2006)$99,262-69%1,406-1601$71$16,468,4093MGM / Weinstein