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, Dec. 11 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 11 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Apocalypto$1,510,035-65%2,465--$613$16,514,4261Disney
2The Holiday$1,036,036-66%2,610--$397$13,814,0241Sony / Columbia
3Blood Diamond$847,323-64%1,910--$444$9,495,5381Warner Bros.
4Happy Feet$679,524-82%3,650-154$186$138,617,2224Warner Bros.
5Casino Royale (2006)$670,922-69%3,161-225$212$129,692,4674Sony / Columbia
6The Nativity Story$531,121-74%3,0830$172$16,443,2862New Line
7Deja Vu (2006)$436,537-69%2,742-366$159$53,434,6153Disney
8Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$227,572-63%1,594-643$143$120,493,7726Fox
9The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$176,454-82%2,226-391$79$77,358,6346Disney
10Unaccompanied Minors$166,389-89%2,775--$60$5,981,9271Warner Bros.