'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 Thu, Mar. 24 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 24 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$3,055,942--3,183--$960$3,055,9420Warner Bros.
2The Ring Two$2,742,93937%3,332--$823$44,285,7301DreamWorks
4The Pacifier$1,608,97716%3,18115$506$77,742,2533Disney
5Hitch$816,85916%2,703-272$302$162,162,3676Sony / Columbia
6Ice Princess$806,65713%2,501--$323$9,608,7021Disney
8Be Cool$547,820-4%2,660-556$206$49,506,5103MGM
9Million Dollar Baby$405,727-2%2,210-165$184$91,557,69614Warner Bros.
10Constantine$268,3602%1,670-500$161$71,445,8725Warner Bros.