'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. 15 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 15 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1John Q.$6,123,548--2,466--$2,483$6,123,5481New Line
2Crossroads (2002)$5,217,015--2,380--$2,192$5,217,0151Paramount
3Return to Never Land$2,648,176--2,605--$1,017$2,648,1761Disney
4Hart's War$2,285,491--2,459--$929$2,285,4911MGM
5Collateral Damage$2,144,48346%2,8240$759$21,613,7072Warner Bros.
6Big Fat Liar$1,976,523212%2,5343$780$15,468,6022Universal
7Super Troopers$1,976,272--1,780--$1,110$1,976,2721Fox Searchlight
8A Beautiful Mind$1,976,14744%2,081-139$950$118,248,0107Universal
9Black Hawk Down$1,513,82371%2,150-814$704$90,728,0115Sony / Columbia
10The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$1,281,80734%1,525-674$841$35,907,0094Disney