'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 Wed, Dec. 20 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 20 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Women Want (2000)$3,691,875-3%3,012--$1,226$44,421,4251Paramount
2How the Grinch Stole Christmas$1,759,68911%3,25674$540$218,180,5735Universal
3Vertical Limit$977,659-3%2,3070$424$31,616,4572Sony / Columbia
4Proof of Life$626,159-3%2,7050$231$20,612,9452Warner Bros.
6102 Dalmatians$413,44421%2,190-514$189$49,050,0274Disney
7Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$305,91144%2,540-300$120$45,025,6655Paramount
8Charlie's Angels$165,6793%1,625-579$102$121,560,7097Sony / Columbia
9Meet the Parents$165,0129%1,380-554$120$159,443,94311Universal