'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. 14 - Sun, Oct. 16

Wide (1000+)

1The Fog (2005)$11,753,042--2,972--$3,955$11,753,0421Sony / Columbia
2Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$11,527,245--3,65611$3,153$33,108,3662DreamWorks
5In Her Shoes$6,107,186--2,84032$2,150$20,056,0962Fox
6Two for the Money$4,686,189--2,3976$1,955$16,596,6432Universal
7Domino$4,670,120--2,223--$2,101$4,670,1201New Line
8A History of Violence$3,600,474--1,3488$2,671$22,122,5814New Line
9Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$3,577,950--2,525-479$1,417$47,768,5984Warner Bros.