'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, Dec. 12 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 12 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Twelve$8,683,322-45%3,290--$2,639$39,153,7931Warner Bros.
2Blade: Trinity$4,117,181-38%2,912--$1,414$24,486,6421New Line
3The Polar Express$2,855,523-31%3,257-393$877$109,833,7895Warner Bros.
4National Treasure$2,387,892-47%3,203-40$746$124,071,4134Disney
5Christmas with the Kranks$1,932,585-47%3,294-122$587$54,780,9983Sony / Columbia
6The Incredibles$1,423,367-41%2,656-522$536$232,577,1036Disney
7The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$1,331,805-37%3,3070$403$73,595,7534Paramount
8Alexander$431,203-31%2,125-320$203$32,594,5243Warner Bros.
9Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$263,714-45%1,701-732$155$38,415,8765Universal