'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, Feb. 20 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 20 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Whole Nine Yards$4,260,152-30%2,910--$1,464$13,732,2491Warner Bros.
2Snow Day$4,222,217-16%2,70238$1,563$27,759,0682Paramount
3Hanging Up$4,043,806-30%2,618--$1,545$13,567,6481Sony / Columbia
4Pitch Black$3,937,307-13%1,832--$2,149$11,634,1201USA Films
5The Tigger Movie$3,101,292-15%2,75532$1,126$19,936,2442Disney
6Scream 3$2,623,967-30%3,368-99$779$70,832,4193Miramax / Dimension
7American Beauty$1,941,188-22%1,287--$1,508$73,706,09423DreamWorks
8Galaxy Quest$430,272-20%1,186-403$363$67,610,4629DreamWorks