'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. 12 - Sun, Oct. 14

Wide (1000+)

1Training Day$13,386,457-41%2,7120$4,936$35,937,2452Warner Bros.
3Corky Romano$9,023,173--2,062--$4,376$9,023,1731Disney
5Don't Say a Word$6,713,774-31%2,729-113$2,460$33,570,3483Fox
6Iron Monkey$6,014,653--1,225--$4,910$6,014,6531Miramax
8Joy Ride$4,905,863-33%2,52225$1,945$12,253,1222Fox
9Max Keeble's Big Move$4,039,594-25%2,04531$1,975$9,417,5522Disney
10Hearts in Atlantis$2,711,469-46%2,0100$1,349$16,757,8833Warner Bros.