'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, Apr. 28 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 28 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Identity$1,234,803-66%2,733--$452$17,459,8431Sony / Columbia
2Anger Management$820,514-72%3,65686$224$104,343,9013Sony / Columbia
5Bulletproof Monk$302,378-74%2,9550$102$19,259,6052MGM
6Malibu's Most Wanted$286,392-81%2,5030$114$24,130,4062Warner Bros.
7Phone Booth$216,249-68%2,113-334$102$40,389,6204Fox
8The Real Cancun$180,814-63%2,261--$80$2,291,6751New Line
9It Runs in the Family (2003)$179,276-71%1,207--$149$2,983,4641MGM