'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 Fri, Dec. 6 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 6 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Die Another Day$4,066,604183%3,34723$1,215$111,432,6593MGM
2Analyze That$3,764,534--2,635--$1,429$3,764,5341Warner Bros.
3Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$2,593,827192%3,387-295$766$206,480,0724Warner Bros.
4Eight Crazy Nights$1,420,380432%2,5030$567$16,609,1792Sony / Columbia
5The Santa Clause 2$1,309,479309%2,356-170$556$116,124,0996Disney
6Treasure Planet$1,300,002248%3,2270$403$19,403,8052Disney
7The Ring$839,729241%1,642-270$511$121,639,3278DreamWorks
8My Big Fat Greek Wedding$835,634515%1,2570$665$197,238,21734IFC Films
98 Mile$826,078165%2,015-483$410$109,459,1375Universal
10Wes Craven Presents: They$820,835324%1,6238$506$9,263,3452Miramax / Dimension