'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 Mon, Aug. 15 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 15 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Brothers$2,783,638-57%2,533--$1,099$23,960,6851Paramount
2The Skeleton Key$1,925,489-55%2,771--$695$17,983,3781Universal
3The Dukes of Hazzard$1,588,120-56%3,7850$420$59,048,8762Warner Bros.
4Wedding Crashers$1,502,074-56%3,13125$480$165,377,6335New Line
5Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$1,142,875-51%3,304-398$346$185,083,5385Warner Bros.
6Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo$1,121,520-59%3,127--$359$10,747,6031Sony / Columbia
7March of the Penguins$1,014,767-55%2,063196$492$38,736,0368Warner Independent
8Sky High$890,075-53%2,807-105$317$44,390,3383Disney
9Must Love Dogs$548,621-56%2,420-85$227$35,156,2133Warner Bros.
10Fantastic Four$292,390-60%1,617-722$181$148,805,7196Fox