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, Nov. 9 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 9 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$1,275,32970%3,458--$369$24,157,4701Disney
2Flushed Away$1,213,78869%3,707--$327$23,221,7371Paramount / DreamWorks
3Saw III$945,06117%3,1670$298$63,277,4592Lionsgate
4The Prestige$644,64133%2,30524$280$41,410,7603Disney
5The Departed$638,1244%2,785-166$229$104,541,3145Warner Bros.
6Flags of Our Fathers$412,7888%2,375185$174$28,140,5883Paramount / DreamWorks
7Man of the Year (2006)$310,96737%2,388-238$130$34,925,7854Universal
8Open Season (2006)$232,93368%2,458-601$95$82,106,0426Sony / Columbia
9Flicka$199,07650%2,314-563$86$18,317,3343Fox
10The Guardian (2006)$142,44426%1,274-699$112$52,786,3786Disney