'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, Dec. 14 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 14 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Maid in Manhattan$7,492,98014%2,838--$2,640$14,065,8081Sony / Columbia
2Star Trek: Nemesis$6,574,700-15%2,711--$2,425$14,307,6621Paramount
4Die Another Day$3,543,52260%3,37730$1,049$129,831,4164MGM
5The Hot Chick$3,037,93317%2,217--$1,370$5,636,9081Disney
6Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$2,887,457102%3,025-362$955$220,615,0805Warner Bros.
7Analyze That$2,502,54257%2,6350$950$18,408,8282Warner Bros.
8The Santa Clause 2$1,857,69488%2,207-149$842$124,219,5537Disney
9Treasure Planet$1,484,836143%2,192-1035$677$26,901,4603Disney
10Eight Crazy Nights$809,85057%2,177-326$372$22,090,6783Sony / Columbia