'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, Oct. 24 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 24 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 3$18,397,995--3,505--$5,249$18,397,9951Miramax / Dimension
2The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$4,988,554167%3,0182$1,653$41,442,1162New Line
3Radio$4,354,483--3,074--$1,417$4,354,4831Sony / Columbia
4Runaway Jury$2,633,351187%2,8150$935$18,241,8452Fox
5Mystic River$2,284,756183%1,49326$1,530$19,230,5182Warner Bros.
6Kill Bill Vol. 1$2,035,523104%2,633-469$773$49,799,2613Miramax
7School of Rock$1,977,050270%2,9510$670$58,850,5134Paramount
8Good Boy!$1,194,892226%2,762-463$433$28,235,9253MGM
9Intolerable Cruelty$1,145,899141%2,290-280$500$25,770,0083Universal
10Under the Tuscan Sun$681,462104%1,224-439$557$35,643,8195Disney