'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 Mon, Sep. 13 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 13 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Sixth Sense$1,012,256-74%2,7838$364$197,696,9186Disney
3Stir of Echoes$455,242-71%1,888--$241$6,099,2591Artisan
4The 13th Warrior$239,249-71%2,283-30$105$26,581,0373Disney
5Runaway Bride$228,379-73%2,773-332$82$140,404,9227Paramount
6The Thomas Crown Affair$202,496-65%1,849-128$110$61,232,4056MGM
8Mickey Blue Eyes$138,729-70%1,975-255$70$30,587,9164Warner Bros.
9Outside Providence$99,201-60%1,0522$94$5,675,7042Miramax
10The Muse$75,392-70%1,002-260$75$9,793,1833October