'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 Thu, Jan. 3 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 3 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$3,767,439-18%3,3590$1,122$182,499,3582New Line
2Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$1,726,549-19%3,15112$548$53,321,7762Paramount
3Ocean's Eleven$1,710,701-23%3,0750$556$140,912,4054Warner Bros.
4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$1,268,959-21%3,186-125$398$294,622,2377Warner Bros.
5Vanilla Sky$1,143,223-19%2,7440$417$73,870,6033Paramount
6Ali$1,052,186-22%2,4460$430$42,459,5781Sony / Columbia
7Monsters, Inc.$694,300-21%1,701-396$408$240,759,3779Disney
8Joe Somebody$594,682-18%2,51711$236$17,306,7012Fox
9How High$540,941-17%1,2715$426$20,868,8762Universal
10Not Another Teen Movie$503,334-18%2,3650$213$33,135,9773Sony / Columbia