'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 Sat, Oct. 5 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 5 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Red Dragon$14,535,7398%3,357--$4,330$28,014,0661Universal
2Sweet Home Alabama$9,424,60231%3,30310$2,853$60,642,5512Disney
3The Tuxedo$4,531,87769%3,0220$1,500$25,163,0232DreamWorks
4My Big Fat Greek Wedding$3,975,90361%1,971130$2,017$132,520,06925IFC Films
6The Banger Sisters$1,561,76543%2,532-206$617$23,465,4223Fox Searchlight
7The Four Feathers$918,06639%2,1870$420$15,040,4203Paramount
8One Hour Photo$815,36153%1,261-46$647$28,397,2477Fox Searchlight
10Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever$432,37750%1,507-1198$287$13,213,9083Warner Bros.