'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, Sep. 22 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 22 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Banger Sisters$2,452,829-43%2,738--$896$10,038,2161Fox Searchlight
3My Big Fat Greek Wedding$2,300,648-49%1,85389$1,242$110,622,30823IFC Films
4Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever$1,830,243-34%2,705--$677$7,010,3161Warner Bros.
5The Four Feathers$1,578,566-46%1,912--$826$6,858,7051Paramount
6One Hour Photo$1,080,322-49%1,332120$811$21,747,8995Fox Searchlight
8Trapped$788,995-42%2,227--$354$3,211,6131Sony / Columbia
9Stealing Harvard$716,064-52%2,3660$303$10,607,3802Sony / Columbia