'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, Nov. 10 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 10 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
18 Mile$13,103,046-29%2,470--$5,305$51,239,8641Universal
2The Santa Clause 2$8,011,926-26%3,3522$2,390$60,039,2442Disney
3The Ring$4,079,686-35%2,927119$1,394$85,604,8064DreamWorks
4I Spy$2,372,429-37%3,1820$746$24,488,9502Sony / Columbia
5jackass: the movie$1,844,076-36%2,5322$728$53,198,0233Paramount
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$1,600,925-40%1,975-2$811$179,458,47030IFC Films
7Sweet Home Alabama$982,221-42%2,004-437$490$118,547,4577Disney
8Ghost Ship$902,681-31%2,361-426$382$26,174,4433Warner Bros.
9Femme Fatale$748,722-33%1,066--$702$3,432,4381Warner Bros.
10Punch-Drunk Love$629,165-42%1,29341$487$14,510,3395Sony / Columbia