'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, Jan. 31 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 31 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1You Got Served$7,512,22429%1,933--$3,886$13,337,5471Sony / Screen Gems
2Along Came Polly$4,762,48952%3,05257$1,560$64,601,3743Universal
3The Butterfly Effect$4,585,27133%2,6050$1,760$30,218,0902New Line
4The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$2,739,098100%2,256-302$1,214$344,136,8737New Line
5Big Fish$2,336,81868%2,280-158$1,025$54,515,4038Sony / Columbia
6Mystic River$2,301,97077%1,37043$1,680$64,097,58016Warner Bros.
7The Perfect Score$2,256,04612%2,208--$1,022$4,274,6831Paramount
8Cheaper by the Dozen$2,249,900101%2,396-414$939$127,116,0816Fox
9Cold Mountain$2,140,37278%2,500-302$856$77,661,0936Miramax
10Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$2,005,31831%2,80897$714$12,435,4522DreamWorks