'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, Nov. 29 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 29 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Toy Story 2$2,511,371-81%3,2363235$776$82,992,9131Disney
2Sleepy Hollow$905,033-74%3,0673$295$61,473,5702Paramount
3Pokemon: The First Movie$222,847-86%3,0430$73$78,029,7933Warner Bros.
4Anywhere But Here$116,047-78%1,6865$69$14,731,0883Fox
5The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$86,472-68%1,972-175$44$13,743,7133Sony / Columbia
6The Sixth Sense$65,048-73%1,017-202$64$269,468,13317Disney
7House on Haunted Hill (1999)$44,733-68%1,041-766$43$38,634,0895Warner Bros.