'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, Nov. 27 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 27 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$2,383,299-6%3,6720$649$191,889,4552Warner Bros.
2Spy Game$1,509,79620%2,770--$545$33,337,3911Universal
3Monsters, Inc.$691,570-11%3,649188$190$193,700,1614Disney
4Black Knight$505,8630%2,571--$197$16,422,9491Fox
5Shallow Hal$430,96811%2,643-156$163$55,816,3923Fox
6Out Cold (2001)$252,54512%2,011--$126$7,179,0171Disney
7The One (2001)$115,2004%1,727-706$67$42,105,2004Sony / Columbia