'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, Feb. 22 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 22 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
150 First Dates$4,814,806-47%3,61221$1,333$71,739,8312Sony / Columbia
2Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$2,513,458-37%2,503--$1,004$9,350,9711Disney
5Welcome to Mooseport$1,646,148-46%2,868--$574$6,774,8851Fox
6Barbershop 2: Back in Business$1,532,322-49%2,229-482$687$53,224,2233MGM
7The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$896,548-31%1,407-256$637$361,123,16410New Line
8The Butterfly Effect$805,326-39%1,901-387$424$53,223,2765New Line
9Against the Ropes$761,350-42%1,601--$476$3,038,1201Paramount
10Mystic River$719,354-58%1,352-18$532$79,222,79819Warner Bros.