'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, Apr. 10 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 10 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$4,973,479-24%3,240-168$1,535$349,343,2077Newmarket
2Hellboy$4,151,8526%3,04315$1,364$38,065,4392Sony / Columbia
3Johnson Family Vacation$3,553,82715%1,317--$2,698$9,087,1311Fox Searchlight
4The Alamo (2004)$3,495,6894%2,609--$1,340$6,865,8641Disney
5Walking Tall$3,220,1508%2,8360$1,135$26,717,3492MGM
6Home on the Range$3,006,529-11%3,05811$983$25,679,9642Disney
7Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$2,897,161-10%3,130-182$926$60,984,7983Warner Bros.
8The Whole Ten Yards$2,446,354-8%2,654--$922$5,103,8711Warner Bros.
9The Girl Next Door$2,137,260-11%2,148--$995$4,532,0581Fox
10Ella Enchanted$2,086,092-24%1,931--$1,080$4,822,2641Miramax