'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 Sun, Mar. 23 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 23 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dreamcatcher$3,584,875-40%2,945--$1,217$15,028,5861Warner Bros.
2Bringing Down the House$3,582,199-53%2,87170$1,248$83,349,9963Disney
3Agent Cody Banks$2,586,498-38%3,3690$768$26,532,5502MGM
4Piglet's Big Movie$1,774,217-31%2,084--$851$6,098,4711Disney
5The Hunted$1,715,086-41%2,5171$681$23,389,9092Paramount
7View from the Top$1,405,098-54%2,508--$560$7,011,6341Miramax
8Tears of the Sun$1,075,531-48%2,801-172$384$37,918,2293Sony / Columbia
9Boat Trip$1,006,322-36%1,714--$587$3,816,2241Artisan
10Old School$925,469-47%2,033-419$455$66,961,0225DreamWorks