'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, Feb. 17 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 17 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scream 3$893,5026%3,4670$258$62,212,1922Miramax / Dimension
2The Tigger Movie$526,4929%2,723--$193$11,793,7011Disney
3Snow Day$517,12916%2,664--$194$16,230,3001Paramount
4The Green Mile$217,279-3%2,012-323$108$125,716,02210Warner Bros.
5Galaxy Quest$129,7738%1,589-350$82$66,373,3368DreamWorks
6Stuart Little$118,20012%2,351--$50$128,428,0649Sony / Columbia
7Toy Story 2$65,0799%1,305-313$50$238,984,70012Disney