'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. 11 - Sun, Dec. 13

Wide (1000+)

1Star Trek: Insurrection$22,052,836--2,620--$8,417$22,052,8361Paramount
2A Bug's Life$11,194,178-35%2,74847$4,074$83,489,9983Disney
3Jack Frost$7,104,125--2,152--$3,301$7,104,1251Warner Bros.
4Enemy of the State$6,657,177-31%2,51759$2,645$54,478,7544Disney
5The Rugrats Movie$4,533,571-41%2,706-126$1,675$60,497,4504Paramount
6The Waterboy$4,432,731-32%2,610-168$1,698$104,098,8176Disney
7Psycho (1998)$3,770,835-62%2,48912$1,515$13,802,6852Universal
8Meet Joe Black$1,679,920-31%1,872-316$897$32,774,5105Universal
9Babe: Pig in the City$1,655,380-30%2,237-150$740$10,193,0853Universal
10Very Bad Things$863,891-43%1,008-252$857$5,628,3633PolyGram