'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 Sat, Dec. 15 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 15 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vanilla Sky$9,761,78710%2,742--$3,560$18,617,9511Paramount
2Ocean's Eleven$9,507,16633%3,0750$3,092$66,894,0212Warner Bros.
3Not Another Teen Movie$4,717,461-6%2,365--$1,995$9,736,3471Sony / Columbia
4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$4,529,85598%3,422-250$1,324$250,304,3965Warner Bros.
5Behind Enemy Lines (2001)$2,389,18044%2,792-52$856$37,444,4213Fox
6Monsters, Inc.$2,324,550101%2,462-422$944$217,311,0237Disney
7Spy Game$1,101,16754%2,503-267$440$57,176,5574Universal
8Black Knight$941,40962%1,907-326$494$29,235,1114Fox
9Shallow Hal$689,23449%1,767-450$390$66,626,6256Fox
10Out Cold (2001)$306,23622%1,183-468$259$13,104,8824Disney