'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, Mar. 5 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 5 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pacifier$13,585,09458%3,131--$4,339$22,178,7731Disney
2Be Cool$9,620,89518%3,216--$2,992$17,800,2941MGM
3Hitch$5,689,66255%3,438-133$1,655$135,238,0194Sony / Columbia
4Diary of a Mad Black Woman$5,273,50672%1,703220$3,097$34,390,7542Lionsgate
5Million Dollar Baby$3,837,43968%2,350225$1,633$74,598,75612Warner Bros.
6Constantine$2,680,84854%2,758-248$972$58,946,9013Warner Bros.
7Cursed$1,717,27135%2,8050$612$14,408,7822Miramax / Dimension
8Man of the House (2005)$1,594,70245%2,4220$658$13,167,6602Sony / Columbia
9Because of Winn-Dixie$1,488,00776%2,506-682$594$25,910,4343Fox
10The Aviator (2004)$1,156,30284%1,331-248$869$96,530,61511Miramax