'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 Tue, Aug. 22 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 22 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Space Cowboys$932,97213%2,8350$329$55,545,8053Warner Bros.
2The Replacements$928,79414%2,7540$337$25,156,9292Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$842,88816%2,760-165$305$124,979,1005DreamWorks
4Hollow Man$654,61314%2,9560$221$62,808,4043Sony / Columbia
5Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$563,8220%2,969-282$190$105,423,1784Universal
6Godzilla 2000$400,750-1%2,111--$190$5,213,4921Sony / TriStar
8The Perfect Storm$221,19018%1,417-521$156$172,686,4388Warner Bros.
9Scary Movie$170,0863%1,501-443$113$146,134,2467Miramax / Dimension
10Disney's The Kid$159,43011%1,222-295$130$62,733,0937Disney