'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 Fri, Dec. 9 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 9 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$23,006,138--3,616--$6,362$23,006,1381Disney
2Syriana$3,842,8546794%1,7521743$2,193$5,343,1491Warner Bros.
3Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$2,701,856141%3,728-130$725$236,509,1774Warner Bros.
4Walk the Line$1,717,139139%3,034-126$566$72,969,8484Fox
5Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$1,429,604288%3,2100$445$37,196,1483Paramount
6Aeon Flux$1,429,434122%2,6080$548$17,085,3142Paramount
7Just Friends$1,333,286270%2,464-41$541$23,908,0523New Line
8Pride & Prejudice (2005)$790,595106%1,3358$592$24,699,2785Focus
9Rent$680,562140%1,971-466$345$25,593,8323Sony / Columbia
10Chicken Little$532,654123%2,326-695$229$125,505,7436Disney