'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, Aug. 19 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 19 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$2,476,986-61%3,38814$731$86,441,7662Sony / Columbia
3Blue Crush$1,681,384-54%3,002--$560$15,849,8611Universal
4Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$1,413,858-58%3,3070$428$47,370,9292Miramax / Dimension
5Austin Powers in Goldmember$1,153,713-53%3,113-395$371$184,592,0704New Line
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$802,654-53%1,064341$754$40,100,33718IFC Films
7Blood Work$504,692-63%2,5250$200$15,815,4182Warner Bros.
8The Master of Disguise$451,514-49%2,137-431$211$30,740,9873Sony / Columbia
9Road to Perdition$399,222-62%1,914-297$209$90,710,3666DreamWorks
10Stuart Little 2$307,716-50%1,714-668$180$57,380,5265Sony / Columbia