'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, Apr. 19 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 19 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Anger Management$9,566,593-5%3,57019$2,680$74,678,4652Sony / Columbia
3Malibu's Most Wanted$4,365,647-20%2,503--$1,744$9,852,1421Warner Bros.
4Bulletproof Monk$3,123,726-4%2,955--$1,057$9,484,6911MGM
5Phone Booth$2,176,8075%2,447-42$890$33,702,1843Fox
6What a Girl Wants$1,575,903-24%2,930-34$538$26,370,6523Warner Bros.
7Bringing Down the House$1,265,5794%2,284-546$554$121,882,5397Disney
8A Man Apart$1,036,6056%2,174-321$477$21,974,1893New Line
10Head of State$823,7911%1,844-412$447$34,033,2874DreamWorks