'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, Apr. 18 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 18 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Anger Management$10,077,820133%3,57019$2,823$65,111,8722Sony / Columbia
3Malibu's Most Wanted$5,486,495--2,503--$2,192$5,486,4951Warner Bros.
4Bulletproof Monk$3,265,13698%2,955--$1,105$6,360,9651MGM
5Phone Booth$2,079,842134%2,447-42$850$31,525,3773Fox
6What a Girl Wants$2,068,03195%2,930-34$706$24,794,7493Warner Bros.
7Bringing Down the House$1,218,790105%2,284-546$534$120,616,9607Disney
8A Man Apart$974,202101%2,174-321$448$20,937,5843New Line
10Head of State$816,51966%1,844-412$443$33,209,4964DreamWorks