'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, Jan. 21 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 21 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Underworld: Evolution$10,444,5042%3,207--$3,257$20,692,5801Sony / Screen Gems
2Hoodwinked$5,187,357144%3,002608$1,728$25,541,9632The Weinstein Company
3Glory Road$4,479,04673%2,396174$1,869$26,007,4562Disney
4Last Holiday$4,213,16376%2,5140$1,676$23,885,7322Paramount
5Brokeback Mountain$3,327,55156%1,196513$2,782$39,784,7687Focus
6The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$3,046,962112%2,757-467$1,105$270,104,2347Disney
7Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$2,782,90564%2,826-413$985$100,094,8105Sony / Columbia
8King Kong (2005)$2,105,493108%2,205-609$955$208,772,3496Universal
10End of the Spear$1,750,26214%1,163--$1,505$3,282,9791Rocky Mountain Pictures