'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.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Nov. 30 - Sun, Dec. 2

Wide (1000+)

1Home Alone$14,386,876-31%1,34258$10,720$52,456,6343Fox
3Three Men and a Little Lady$8,036,576-42%1,2821$6,269$27,137,1922Disney
4Dances with Wolves$7,024,913-26%1,0535$6,671$17,679,8762Orion
5Predator 2$4,147,403-53%1,97828$2,097$12,932,3463Fox
6Rocky V$3,303,522-57%2,10653$1,569$25,080,4323MGM/UA
7The Rescuers Down Under$2,004,870-54%1,2370$1,621$9,900,8973Disney
9Child's Play 2$1,345,465-58%1,439-507$935$20,287,1504Universal
10Jacob's Ladder$825,970-57%1,09411$755$18,141,5445TriStar