'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, Nov. 1 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 1 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Grudge$1,721,963-67%3,348103$514$72,405,3932Sony / Columbia
4Shark Tale$682,612-58%3,381-275$202$147,540,7295DreamWorks
5Shall We Dance (2004)$563,304-64%2,47657$228$34,509,5563Miramax
6Team America: World Police$373,192-49%2,335-285$160$27,618,3953Paramount
7Friday Night Lights$344,908-56%3,00435$115$53,290,8544Universal
8Ladder 49$282,736-59%2,382-420$119$66,398,6745Disney
9Surviving Christmas$256,274-54%2,7555$93$8,242,1482DreamWorks
10Taxi (2004)$195,249-61%1,884-473$104$32,893,7964Fox