'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, Sep. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$6,529,57826%3,170--$2,060$11,704,6081Paramount
2Mr. 3000$3,882,91036%2,736--$1,419$6,728,4491Disney
3Resident Evil: Apocalypse$3,580,08935%3,2840$1,090$34,604,9142Sony / Screen Gems
5Cellular$3,014,21139%2,7490$1,096$18,107,1482New Line
6Without a Paddle$1,688,48251%2,610-144$647$49,498,1205Paramount
7Hero (2002)$1,242,05353%1,926-249$645$45,311,9644Miramax
9Napoleon Dynamite$1,041,37441%1,024103$1,017$32,836,51915Fox Searchlight
10The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$947,620106%1,902-550$498$91,361,1206Disney