'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, Apr. 14 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Apr. 14 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Panic Room$4,908,8040%3,11966$1,574$75,861,8363Sony / Columbia
2Changing Lanes$4,091,414-46%2,613--$1,566$17,129,7311Paramount
3Ice Age$2,487,919-39%3,011-189$826$151,626,5765Fox
4The Sweetest Thing$2,103,753-45%2,670--$788$9,430,1191Sony / Columbia
5The Rookie (2002)$1,960,728-49%2,520-4$778$45,284,1443Disney
6High Crimes$1,610,175-54%2,74730$586$25,019,5892Fox
7Blade II$1,234,943-37%2,174-387$568$74,247,9694New Line
10National Lampoon's Van Wilder$1,001,957-40%2,10482$476$13,574,8582Artisan