'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, Feb. 22 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 22 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Old School$6,830,97011%2,689--$2,540$12,996,8381DreamWorks
3How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$5,136,18431%2,9230$1,757$62,088,6653Paramount
4The Jungle Book 2$4,005,136116%2,8157$1,423$22,323,5312Disney
6The Life of David Gale$3,023,34930%2,002--$1,510$5,345,4521Universal
7Shanghai Knights$2,985,30860%2,526-229$1,182$42,849,1583Disney
8Gods and Generals$1,993,22335%1,533--$1,300$3,467,1571Warner Bros.
9Dark Blue$1,571,39629%2,176--$722$2,789,5901MGM / United Artists
10The Recruit$1,530,34648%1,678-658$912$43,481,7144Disney