'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. 19 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 19 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$18,214,432--3,359--$5,423$18,214,4320New Line
2Ocean's Eleven$2,028,377-9%3,0750$660$78,566,9142Warner Bros.
3Vanilla Sky$1,821,114-19%2,742--$664$31,316,9591Paramount
4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$911,833-1%3,422-250$266$256,057,4995Warner Bros.
5Not Another Teen Movie$816,045-15%2,365--$345$15,348,2481Sony / Columbia
6Monsters, Inc.$451,7203%2,462-422$183$220,072,7337Disney
7Behind Enemy Lines (2001)$439,530-7%2,792-52$157$40,160,4603Fox
8Spy Game$196,893-25%1,710-1060$115$58,525,9084Universal
9Black Knight$114,255-20%1,907-326$60$30,138,1114Fox
10Shallow Hal$102,642-21%1,767-450$58$67,322,0366Fox