'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, Dec. 3 - Sun, Dec. 5

Wide (1000+)

1Mrs. Doubtfire$14,735,459-28%1,67873$8,782$42,293,6602Fox
2A Perfect World$5,428,887-33%1,9640$2,764$13,504,4693Warner Bros.
3Addams Family Values$4,587,571-57%2,5770$1,780$29,355,7413Paramount
4The Three Musketeers (1993)$3,809,153-50%2,096-32$1,817$30,097,3034Disney
5Carlito's Way$2,519,850-45%1,605-19$1,570$22,163,7154Universal
6My Life$2,303,615-45%1,2900$1,786$17,357,1714Columbia
7The Nightmare Before Christmas$1,490,082-55%1,341-33$1,111$35,894,5918Disney
8We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story$1,426,620-62%1,8297$780$5,134,3903Universal
9Man's Best Friend$1,340,340-53%1,118-112$1,199$8,035,4443New Line
10Cool Runnings$1,045,994-50%1,020-176$1,025$45,916,41510Disney