'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, Dec. 14 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 14 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How the Grinch Stole Christmas$1,144,60216%3,18244$360$199,832,0714Universal
2Vertical Limit$1,006,0706%2,307--$436$19,709,3471Sony / Columbia
3Proof of Life$775,1834%2,705--$287$13,428,8651Warner Bros.
5102 Dalmatians$300,34322%2,7040$111$45,335,4523Disney
6Charlie's Angels$211,37522%2,204-547$96$120,003,6506Sony / Columbia
7Meet the Parents$203,96624%1,934-383$105$157,809,92910Universal
8Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$188,90424%2,840-97$67$42,485,8904Paramount
9The 6th Day$110,0926%1,833-683$60$33,441,7994Sony / Columbia