'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 Sun, Jan. 4 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 4 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$7,015,518-34%3,7030$1,895$290,413,6263New Line
2Cheaper by the Dozen$4,569,380-45%3,3079$1,382$85,619,7022Fox
3Cold Mountain$2,514,052-47%2,21653$1,135$43,740,4502Miramax
4Something's Gotta Give$2,452,600-49%2,80899$873$81,208,3264Sony / Columbia
5Peter Pan (2003)$2,123,513-35%2,8130$755$34,180,8412Universal
7Mona Lisa Smile$1,795,209-45%2,71437$661$50,005,3383Sony / Columbia
8The Last Samurai$1,745,775-39%2,401-156$727$90,020,7665Warner Bros.
9The Haunted Mansion$620,884-33%1,501-121$414$70,422,7196Disney
10Stuck on You$582,110-47%2,064-336$282$30,719,5074Fox