'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, Nov. 15 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 15 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Elf$11,814,45562%3,38144$3,494$63,130,3422New Line
2Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$10,739,51833%3,101--$3,463$18,792,2071Fox
3The Matrix Revolutions$7,341,27250%3,5020$2,096$110,098,5532Warner Bros.
4Brother Bear$5,688,284124%3,0300$1,877$59,230,4753Disney
5Looney Tunes: Back in Action$4,306,13496%2,903--$1,483$6,501,4561Warner Bros.
6Love Actually$3,772,43044%1,177601$3,205$16,562,1032Universal
7Scary Movie 3$2,849,95749%2,960-328$963$101,009,7244Miramax / Dimension
8Radio$2,215,77945%2,416-395$917$42,455,7374Sony / Columbia
9Mystic River$1,563,52774%1,550-31$1,009$44,788,0335Warner Bros.
10Runaway Jury$1,353,22463%1,582-551$855$43,917,8995Fox