'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 Thu, Jan. 8 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 8 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$1,651,649-9%3,7030$446$298,115,3203New Line
2Cold Mountain$921,510-4%2,21653$416$47,464,3162Miramax
3Something's Gotta Give$903,487-3%2,80899$322$84,785,0104Sony / Columbia
4Cheaper by the Dozen$745,444-9%3,3070$225$89,395,8852Fox
5The Last Samurai$622,359-4%2,401-156$259$92,635,2655Warner Bros.
6Mona Lisa Smile$618,2670%2,71437$228$52,499,1373Sony / Columbia
8Peter Pan (2003)$324,492-7%2,8130$115$35,828,5872Universal
9Stuck on You$165,241-11%2,064-336$80$31,499,3234Fox
10Bad Santa$163,857-4%1,7100$96$57,646,0336Miramax / Dimension