'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.

Daily Domestic Gross Thu, Sep. 2 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 2 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$1,937,5370%2,76395$701$146,332,8224Disney
2The 13th Warrior$750,236-8%2,306--$325$13,786,9951Disney
3Runaway Bride$587,8304%3,090-150$190$126,727,5175Paramount
4Mickey Blue Eyes$446,656-4%2,5730$174$21,854,5552Warner Bros.
6The Thomas Crown Affair$407,8860%2,095-332$195$51,249,7444MGM
7Outside Providence$274,398-6%1,050--$261$567,2820Miramax
8The Muse$264,997-6%1,263--$210$4,888,7681October
9Inspector Gadget$163,267-5%1,709-435$96$87,599,7266Disney