'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 Sat, Nov. 27 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 27 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Toy Story 2$21,350,456-6%3,2363235$6,598$67,049,8251Disney
2Sleepy Hollow$7,359,147-3%3,0673$2,399$57,117,7372Paramount
3Pokemon: The First Movie$2,629,896-8%3,0430$864$76,168,4943Warner Bros.
4Anywhere But Here$1,140,137-3%1,6865$676$14,093,1923Fox
5The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$502,40512%1,972-175$255$13,384,6573Sony / Columbia
6House on Haunted Hill (1999)$267,1421%1,041-766$257$38,450,5035Warner Bros.