'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, Nov. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredibles$29,523,33344%3,933--$7,507$50,027,1091Disney
3The Grudge$5,736,13535%3,336-12$1,719$86,063,3083Sony / Columbia
6Shall We Dance (2004)$2,527,88745%2,54266$994$40,759,8284Miramax
7Shark Tale$2,129,87990%2,817-564$756$152,725,2896DreamWorks
8Friday Night Lights$1,413,26741%2,110-894$670$56,699,0995Universal
9Ladder 49$1,305,67859%1,670-712$782$69,428,5286Disney
10Team America: World Police$833,08445%1,702-633$489$30,011,2814Paramount