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. 26 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 26 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$1,072,2620%3,005-12$357$81,251,3543Warner Bros.
2The Prestige$1,022,4131%2,281--$448$19,208,7871Disney
3Flags of Our Fathers$765,365-4%1,876--$408$13,575,5591Paramount / DreamWorks
4Man of the Year (2006)$429,5911%2,5227$170$24,155,6012Universal
5Open Season (2006)$409,51522%3,379-308$121$71,258,1764Sony / Columbia
6Flicka$373,76214%2,877--$130$9,164,9841Fox
7The Grudge 2$333,6246%3,2143$104$32,720,0372Sony / Columbia
8The Guardian (2006)$262,1329%2,558-486$102$47,571,3664Disney
9The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$234,4150%2,569-251$91$36,898,3443New Line
10The Marine$222,0900%2,5450$87$13,553,5672Fox