'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, Feb. 7 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 7 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$901,1111%3,14342$287$78,714,4173Sony / Columbia
2The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$635,5623%2,211204$287$25,904,5892Disney
3A Beautiful Mind$631,6470%2,25013$281$106,969,3935Universal
4I Am Sam$457,959-5%1,30335$351$18,954,1656New Line
5The Mothman Prophecies$449,961-3%2,3310$193$23,141,2622Sony / Screen Gems
6Snow Dogs$434,9138%2,4400$178$52,736,0433Disney
7The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$372,567-1%2,309-394$161$267,798,5887New Line
8A Walk to Remember$362,7134%2,4209$150$24,755,3522Warner Bros.
9Slackers$192,356-11%1,893--$102$3,688,9811Sony / Columbia
10Birthday Girl$174,451-9%1,000--$174$3,141,1401Miramax