'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 Mon, Dec. 24 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 24 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$7,332,046-54%3,359--$2,183$82,459,2711New Line
2Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$2,555,288-39%3,139--$814$16,388,5161Paramount
3Ocean's Eleven$2,266,524-54%3,0750$737$97,611,7693Warner Bros.
4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$1,719,938-36%3,311-111$519$265,957,6746Warner Bros.
5Vanilla Sky$1,438,007-62%2,7442$524$46,520,7242Paramount
6Monsters, Inc.$935,826-31%2,097-365$446$225,383,9778Disney
7Joe Somebody$654,344-42%2,506--$261$4,208,3371Fox
8How High$601,714-69%1,266--$475$7,704,8151Universal
9Behind Enemy Lines (2001)$490,851-53%1,808-984$271$44,320,4264Fox
10Not Another Teen Movie$405,785-74%2,3650$172$21,809,5962Sony / Columbia