'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. 14 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 14 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie 2$5,743,455-12%3,063--$1,875$57,368,5771Universal
2Rush Hour 2$4,000,2670%3,1180$1,283$140,971,9302New Line
3The Princess Diaries$2,225,080-1%2,706169$822$56,579,4782Disney
4The Others$1,877,899-2%1,678--$1,119$17,890,8331Miramax
5Planet of the Apes (2001)$1,462,6213%3,401-129$430$151,598,3963Fox
6Jurassic Park III$951,1903%3,175-287$300$162,269,0894Universal