'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, Apr. 25 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 25 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bridget Jones's Diary$856,886-17%2,221610$386$6,960,4222Miramax
2Along Came a Spider$569,627-17%2,54313$224$11,582,7493Paramount
3Blow$516,096-19%2,103-146$245$10,713,9163New Line
4Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$368,113-13%2,123--$173$1,195,4841Paramount
5Freddy Got Fingered$362,640-33%2,271--$160$1,390,0651Fox
6Spy Kids$354,402-3%3,19119$111$43,490,6744Miramax / Dimension
7Joe Dirt$213,093-17%2,6380$81$6,493,4322Sony / Columbia
8Enemy at the Gates$172,853-16%1,645-49$105$30,489,4896Paramount
9Kingdom Come$162,833-11%1,1110$147$16,627,3492Fox Searchlight
10Heartbreakers (2001)$113,556-11%1,886-591$60$22,966,5535MGM