'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, Sep. 16 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 16 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$975,981-65%1,76469$553$97,983,75922IFC Films
3One Hour Photo$701,405-67%1,2121039$579$15,270,2894Fox Searchlight
4City by the Sea$414,575-68%2,5750$161$17,071,2422Warner Bros.
5Stealing Harvard$403,427-72%2,366--$171$6,444,8701Sony / Columbia
8Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$350,460-68%2,493-328$141$77,707,5586Miramax / Dimension
9XXX$258,693-72%2,771-317$93$135,654,9496Sony / Columbia
10Austin Powers in Goldmember$158,602-69%1,811-291$88$209,343,5478New Line