'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, Jan. 3 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 3 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$7,576,61019%3,6220$2,092$243,591,0243New Line
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$6,596,64242%3,17014$2,081$82,892,6582DreamWorks
3Two Weeks Notice$3,761,62036%2,7550$1,365$61,445,9683Warner Bros.
4Maid in Manhattan$2,917,15634%3,050112$956$70,623,9284Sony / Columbia
5Gangs of New York$2,165,20515%2,305135$939$41,923,0113Miramax
6The Wild Thornberrys Movie$1,773,36022%2,881-131$616$27,792,6163Paramount
7Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$1,431,913-1%2,015-490$711$248,881,6318Warner Bros.
8The Hot Chick$1,273,05441%2,160-86$589$27,494,7884Disney
9Die Another Day$944,82024%1,808-67$523$151,775,5587MGM
10Star Trek: Nemesis$768,11332%2,423-219$317$37,951,8914Paramount