'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, Sep. 25 - Sun, Sep. 27

Wide (1000+)

1The Last of the Mohicans$10,976,661--1,491--$7,362$10,976,6611Fox
3Captain Ron$4,840,490-1%1,533119$3,158$9,733,6022Disney
4Mr. Saturday Night$4,514,027--1,687--$2,676$4,514,0271Columbia
5Singles$3,351,470-20%1,330257$2,520$7,536,3452Warner Bros.
6Innocent Blood$1,857,658--1,326--$1,401$1,857,6581Warner Bros.
7Honeymoon in Vegas$1,712,155-32%1,651-114$1,037$17,180,2235Columbia
8Single White Female$1,270,457-31%1,462-253$869$31,846,3897Columbia
9Unforgiven$1,009,579-45%1,257-546$803$72,107,3928Warner Bros.