'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. 19 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 19 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$8,348,610-26%3,620--$2,306$30,061,8031Paramount
2Ocean's Twelve$4,934,399-32%3,2900$1,500$68,526,9682Warner Bros.
3The Polar Express$2,813,112-13%2,868-389$981$123,439,1616Warner Bros.
4Spanglish$2,466,504-28%2,438--$1,012$8,817,2991Sony / Columbia
5Blade: Trinity$2,061,736-24%2,9120$708$35,634,6282New Line
6National Treasure$1,734,576-33%2,772-431$626$132,747,9985Disney
7Christmas with the Kranks$1,593,702-31%2,941-353$542$61,970,1054Sony / Columbia
8Flight of the Phoenix$1,461,552-25%2,604--$561$5,019,5261Fox
9The Incredibles$1,012,016-25%1,930-726$524$236,981,8067Disney
10Closer$983,261-27%1,090468$902$18,803,1523Sony / Columbia