'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, Apr. 17 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Apr. 17 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Amityville Horror (2005)$5,610,051-36%3,323--$1,688$23,507,4141MGM
2Sahara (2005)$3,299,866-44%3,1540$1,046$36,419,0042Paramount
3Sin City$1,808,463-36%3,002-228$602$61,308,3303Miramax / Dimension
4Fever Pitch (2005)$1,807,716-53%3,2758$552$23,663,6362Fox
5Guess Who$1,135,146-49%2,999-65$379$57,549,9214Sony / Columbia
7Beauty Shop$874,416-50%2,260-399$387$31,219,9123MGM
8Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$717,448-47%2,625-386$273$41,678,3554Warner Bros.
9The Pacifier$613,772-45%2,068-307$297$103,720,8257Disney
10The Upside of Anger$465,219-53%1,16615$399$15,067,9716New Line