'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 Mon, Feb. 17 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 17 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Jungle Book 2$2,668,948-27%2,808--$950$14,111,2061Disney
3How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$1,995,301-57%2,9230$683$49,414,1162Paramount
5Shanghai Knights$1,760,478-44%2,7552$639$35,945,2922Disney
6Kangaroo Jack$1,082,248-21%2,535-313$427$58,959,4145Warner Bros.
7The Recruit$845,848-53%2,336-40$362$39,408,6693Disney
8Final Destination 2$580,849-60%2,238-596$260$36,163,1883New Line
9The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$524,393-45%1,422-258$369$325,449,2359New Line
10The Hours$494,919-53%1,003454$493$26,533,8078Paramount