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 Tue, Nov. 14 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 14 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$2,383,072-7%2,5661729$929$72,052,0302Fox
2Stranger Than Fiction$733,881-10%2,264--$324$14,955,6711Sony / Columbia
3The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$545,547-20%3,4580$158$42,311,0712Disney
4Flushed Away$496,303-28%3,7070$134$41,017,4312Paramount / DreamWorks
5Saw III$463,677-8%3,013-154$154$71,231,5213Lionsgate
6Babel$442,828-8%1,2511216$354$8,320,2193Paramount Vantage
7The Departed$396,104-5%2,210-575$179$110,520,0866Warner Bros.
8The Prestige$309,435-7%2,236-69$138$46,830,1344Disney
9A Good Year$277,374-3%2,066--$134$4,284,6381Fox
10Flags of Our Fathers$225,284-2%1,963-412$115$31,406,8274Paramount / DreamWorks