'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 Sat, Nov. 26 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 26 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$20,204,682-11%3,8580$5,237$189,260,2432Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$7,614,2870%3,138177$2,426$50,011,1922Fox
3Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$6,842,037-4%3,206--$2,134$20,851,6551Paramount
4Chicken Little$4,805,962-7%3,475-39$1,383$115,816,3424Disney
5Rent$3,822,142-11%2,433--$1,571$15,241,5431Sony / Columbia
6Just Friends$3,648,9010%2,505--$1,457$11,351,2521New Line
7Pride & Prejudice (2005)$2,794,7651%1,2991078$2,151$14,444,4363Focus
8Derailed$1,920,8499%2,061-386$932$28,386,1713The Weinstein Company
9In the Mix$1,875,9337%1,608--$1,167$5,313,6601Lionsgate
10The Ice Harvest$1,506,0133%1,550--$972$4,267,7071Focus