'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, Apr. 14 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 14 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sahara (2005)$1,227,5141%3,154--$389$23,347,3381Paramount
2Sin City$863,547-2%3,2300$267$54,619,0122Miramax / Dimension
3Fever Pitch (2005)$639,965-2%3,267--$196$15,144,5381Fox
4Guess Who$404,7012%3,064-83$132$52,673,3023Sony / Columbia
5Beauty Shop$324,2701%2,6590$122$27,477,9442MGM
6Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$291,5403%3,011-222$97$38,699,0223Warner Bros.
8The Upside of Anger$199,278-2%1,15140$173$12,998,3905New Line
9The Pacifier$193,5175%2,375-476$81$101,309,5576Disney
10The Ring Two$172,013-2%2,407-772$71$72,998,7324DreamWorks