'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 Mon, Feb. 23 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 23 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
150 First Dates$1,135,601-76%3,61221$314$72,875,4322Sony / Columbia
4Welcome to Mooseport$386,681-77%2,868--$135$7,161,5661Fox
5Barbershop 2: Back in Business$336,079-78%2,229-482$151$53,560,3023MGM
6Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$316,211-87%2,503--$126$9,667,1821Disney
8The Butterfly Effect$235,487-71%1,901-387$124$53,458,7635New Line
9Mystic River$226,846-68%1,352-18$168$79,449,64419Warner Bros.
10The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$210,235-77%1,407-256$149$361,333,39910New Line