'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 Mon, Apr. 15 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 15 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Changing Lanes$1,228,168-70%2,613--$470$18,357,8991Paramount
2Panic Room$626,616-87%3,11966$201$76,488,4523Sony / Columbia
3The Sweetest Thing$577,924-73%2,670--$216$10,008,0431Sony / Columbia
4Ice Age$554,006-78%3,011-189$184$152,180,5825Fox
5The Rookie (2002)$528,849-73%2,520-4$210$45,812,9933Disney
6High Crimes$472,332-71%2,74730$172$25,491,9212Fox
7Blade II$376,599-70%2,174-387$173$74,624,5684New Line
9National Lampoon's Van Wilder$302,988-70%2,10482$144$13,877,8462Artisan