'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, Oct. 31 - Sun, Nov. 2

Wide (1000+)

1I Know What You Did Last Summer$9,406,297-25%2,5240$3,727$37,732,8223Sony / Columbia
2Red Corner$7,403,362--2,244--$3,299$7,403,3621MGM
3The Devil's Advocate$7,367,634-28%2,40453$3,065$37,284,4843Warner Bros.
4Kiss the Girls$3,511,531-32%2,354-52$1,492$39,961,7555Paramount
5Seven Years in Tibet$3,278,567-30%2,1030$1,559$24,427,1204Sony / TriStar
6Fairy Tale: A True Story$2,902,338-17%1,278220$2,271$6,417,6612Paramount
8Gattaca$2,585,604-40%1,2790$2,022$6,905,8062Sony / Columbia
9In & Out$1,728,629-39%1,659-410$1,042$47,717,9127Paramount
10Rocket Man$1,454,836-30%1,760-107$827$10,989,6044Disney