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, Nov. 1 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 1 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw III$2,078,065-54%3,167--$656$42,787,6341Lionsgate
2The Departed$828,7663%2,951-54$281$93,461,4084Warner Bros.
3The Prestige$696,238-10%2,2810$305$30,913,5912Disney
4Flags of Our Fathers$555,890-9%2,190314$254$21,574,0892Paramount / DreamWorks
5Man of the Year (2006)$328,602-11%2,626104$125$29,842,5533Universal
6Open Season (2006)$288,508-14%3,059-320$94$78,001,9915Sony / Columbia
7Flicka$253,344-6%2,8770$88$14,642,5012Fox
8The Guardian (2006)$171,075-15%1,973-585$87$50,467,1665Disney
9Catch a Fire$146,559-9%1,305--$112$2,486,3001Focus Features
10The Grudge 2$145,552-53%3,063-151$48$36,596,1273Sony / Columbia