'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, Feb. 1 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 1 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$3,555,665198%3,14342$1,131$67,506,9683Sony / Columbia
2A Walk to Remember$3,154,926446%2,4209$1,304$17,644,7642Warner Bros.
3The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$2,850,566273%2,211204$1,289$17,449,1822Disney
4A Beautiful Mind$2,531,097233%2,25013$1,125$98,632,1005Universal
5The Mothman Prophecies$2,514,551331%2,3310$1,079$16,376,3392Sony / Screen Gems
6Snow Dogs$2,275,287328%2,45414$927$43,203,2743Disney
7I Am Sam$1,958,943237%1,30335$1,503$12,701,9096New Line
8The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$1,491,007195%2,309-394$646$262,060,8657New Line
9Kung Pow! Enter the Fist$1,105,170310%2,475-3$447$9,353,9152Fox
10Slackers$1,093,750--1,893--$578$1,093,7501Sony / Columbia