'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 Fri, Sep. 1 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 1 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bring It On$3,145,267207%2,41030$1,305$25,622,3672Universal
2Highlander: Endgame$1,875,442--1,543--$1,215$1,875,4421Miramax / Dimension
3Space Cowboys$1,565,163183%2,7950$560$67,469,7295Warner Bros.
4What Lies Beneath$1,163,306149%2,407-161$483$133,992,8377DreamWorks
5The Replacements$896,075140%2,485-232$361$33,300,0854Warner Bros.
6Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$671,961141%2,133-410$315$111,824,1476Universal
7Gone in 60 Seconds$269,9952103%1,4261304$189$97,260,52313Disney