'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 Fri, Nov. 19 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 19 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$11,119,454--3,017--$3,686$11,119,4541Disney
2The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$9,559,667--3,212--$2,976$9,559,6671Paramount
3The Incredibles$6,668,628260%3,683-250$1,811$157,700,4803Disney
4The Polar Express$3,829,467182%3,6500$1,049$39,628,1532Warner Bros.
5Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$3,356,790395%2,4501920$1,370$14,824,1362Universal
6After the Sunset$1,531,565133%2,8190$543$15,551,0512New Line
8The Grudge$1,152,892262%2,112-704$546$101,765,4795Sony / Columbia
10Seed of Chucky$901,448206%2,0621$437$11,124,2042Rogue