'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, Feb. 28 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 28 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Whole Nine Yards$632,047-73%2,9100$217$29,132,4322Warner Bros.
2Reindeer Games$567,768-73%2,204--$258$8,623,4821Miramax / Dimension
3Pitch Black$499,018-75%1,93098$259$23,520,7512USA Films
4Hanging Up$401,293-78%2,6180$153$26,402,3282Sony / Columbia
5Wonder Boys$352,893-76%1,253--$282$5,953,1271Paramount
6The Tigger Movie$321,837-85%2,81863$114$30,968,7903Disney
7American Beauty$316,683-74%1,32336$239$81,088,31724DreamWorks
8Snow Day$302,883-87%2,7097$112$43,025,8643Paramount
9Scream 3$285,719-76%3,099-269$92$78,745,0014Miramax / Dimension
10The Green Mile$107,320-76%1,746-356$61$127,156,55112Warner Bros.