'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 Sun, Oct. 17 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 17 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fight Club$3,150,218-24%1,963--$1,605$11,086,6741Fox
2Double Jeopardy$2,416,563-52%2,93623$823$80,084,4254Paramount
3The Story of Us$2,370,328-43%2,164--$1,095$9,674,3091Universal
4American Beauty$1,666,015-44%1,350124$1,234$40,981,9175DreamWorks
6Random Hearts$1,367,124-49%2,6970$507$22,509,4622Sony / Columbia
7The Sixth Sense$1,263,370-50%2,682-102$471$248,790,22911Disney
9Mystery, Alaska$237,735--1,208-496$197$6,839,6513Disney