'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 Thu, Oct. 7 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 7 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$2,056,9936%4,016--$512$56,021,1141DreamWorks
2Ladder 49$1,374,0522%3,260--$421$27,918,7481Disney
3The Forgotten$783,0449%3,14440$249$41,118,7192Sony / Columbia
4Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$238,690-1%2,721-449$88$31,590,4953Paramount
5Resident Evil: Apocalypse$176,8023%1,986-850$89$47,756,5574Sony / Screen Gems
6Mr. 3000$149,4286%2,239-497$67$19,714,2593Disney
7First Daughter$145,10610%2,28020$64$7,687,4352Fox
8Cellular$138,3066%2,020-743$68$28,728,6154New Line
10Without a Paddle$73,96019%1,439-880$51$55,695,4647Paramount