'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, Nov. 18 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 18 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pokemon: The First Movie$862,271-7%3,043142$283$54,937,0281Warner Bros.
2The Bone Collector$778,747-3%2,5947$300$38,862,7132Universal
4The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$404,371-10%2,147--$188$9,063,9591Sony / Columbia
5The Insider$326,714-7%1,83324$178$15,421,4852Disney
6Anywhere But Here$296,158-5%1,672--$177$6,892,4451Fox
7House on Haunted Hill (1999)$252,1084%2,530-180$100$35,910,0783Warner Bros.
8The Bachelor$246,9930%2,5242$98$15,282,5882New Line
9American Beauty$185,128-2%1,264-289$146$62,794,6169DreamWorks
10Double Jeopardy$168,3060%2,110-612$80$109,010,9348Paramount