'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 Sun, Jan. 6 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 6 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$6,109,586-40%3,38122$1,807$205,507,3603New Line
2A Beautiful Mind$4,178,860-43%1,8531328$2,255$37,777,6871Universal
3Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$2,625,524-33%3,1510$833$62,336,8213Paramount
4Ocean's Eleven$2,353,400-53%2,770-305$850$151,964,6495Warner Bros.
5Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$1,708,915-32%2,681-505$637$300,553,9048Warner Bros.
6Vanilla Sky$1,585,714-51%2,84298$558$80,996,7454Paramount
7Ali$1,537,375-53%2,4460$629$49,466,9172Sony / Columbia
8Kate & Leopold$1,305,112-52%2,467--$529$8,688,3192Miramax
9Monsters, Inc.$932,311-52%1,425-276$654$244,636,84710Disney
10How High$789,926-43%1,2732$621$24,102,3093Universal