'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 Sun, Nov. 21 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 21 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$9,435,816-35%3,017--$3,128$35,143,3661Disney
2The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$8,687,565-37%3,212--$2,705$32,018,4931Paramount
3The Incredibles$7,644,422-37%3,683-250$2,076$177,556,4173Disney
4The Polar Express$4,699,713-34%3,6500$1,288$51,467,2422Warner Bros.
5Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$2,474,628-41%2,4501920$1,010$21,511,9262Universal
6After the Sunset$1,287,438-43%2,8190$457$19,096,1322New Line
8Seed of Chucky$889,935-39%2,0621$432$13,465,8752Rogue
9The Grudge$747,421-61%2,112-704$354$104,424,0325Sony / Columbia