'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 Fri, Dec. 28 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 28 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$12,567,23114%3,3590$3,741$129,731,6582New Line
2Ocean's Eleven$5,413,01728%3,0750$1,760$116,238,5814Warner Bros.
3Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$5,310,19014%3,15112$1,685$32,479,9962Paramount
4Ali$4,963,77724%2,446--$2,029$24,989,9711Sony / Columbia
5Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$3,626,0563%3,186-125$1,138$278,424,8667Warner Bros.
6Vanilla Sky$3,558,59243%2,7440$1,297$58,515,6313Paramount
7Monsters, Inc.$2,082,47614%1,701-396$1,224$231,825,9639Disney
8Joe Somebody$1,752,30128%2,5159$697$9,812,0882Fox
9How High$1,671,71331%1,2715$1,315$14,219,1392Universal
10Not Another Teen Movie$1,475,87322%2,3650$624$27,341,8353Sony / Columbia