'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, Oct. 27 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 27 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$541,35213%2,007--$270$11,240,9021DreamWorks
3North Country$509,201-3%2,555--$199$8,550,4621Warner Bros.
4Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$373,1269%3,472-184$107$45,395,8743DreamWorks
6In Her Shoes$346,2902%2,237-603$155$27,505,9823Fox
8The Fog (2005)$328,6749%2,9720$111$22,204,7752Sony / Columbia
9A History of Violence$221,9673%1,308-40$170$26,956,5285New Line
10Domino$197,804-5%2,2230$89$9,466,5862New Line