'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 Wed, Nov. 9 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 9 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Get Rich or Die Tryin'$3,624,729--1,652--$2,194$3,624,7290Paramount
2Chicken Little$1,615,173-28%3,654--$442$45,811,5731Disney
4Saw II$977,794-14%2,9490$332$63,444,0482Lionsgate
5The Legend of Zorro$535,525-15%3,5200$152$32,045,9262Sony / Columbia
7Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$274,508-15%2,617126$105$24,683,1663DreamWorks
8The Weather Man$240,950-1%1,5100$160$9,335,6782Paramount
9North Country$198,283-5%2,211-344$90$16,227,3273Warner Bros.