'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, Nov. 10 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 10 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Chicken Little$2,935,68982%3,654--$803$48,747,2621Disney
2Get Rich or Die Tryin'$2,078,223-43%1,652--$1,258$5,702,9520Paramount
4Saw II$1,306,21434%2,9490$443$64,750,2622Lionsgate
5The Legend of Zorro$844,58258%3,5200$240$32,890,5082Sony / Columbia
7Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$439,26560%2,617126$168$25,122,4313DreamWorks
8The Weather Man$287,04819%1,5100$190$9,622,7262Paramount
10North Country$195,663-1%2,211-344$88$16,422,9903Warner Bros.