'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 Sun, Jan. 29 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 29 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Big Momma's House 2$7,069,658-42%3,261--$2,168$27,737,2551Fox
2Nanny McPhee$4,538,072-29%1,995--$2,275$14,503,6291Universal
3Underworld: Evolution$3,250,131-33%3,2070$1,013$44,606,8662Sony / Screen Gems
5Brokeback Mountain$1,887,850-34%1,654458$1,141$51,048,3518Focus
6The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$1,424,786-30%2,170-587$657$277,869,8168Disney
7Glory Road$1,299,058-48%2,3971$542$34,946,1443Disney
8Last Holiday$1,200,742-47%2,442-72$492$32,630,6493Paramount
9Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$854,734-48%2,132-694$401$106,217,2876Sony / Columbia
10Walk the Line$826,071-42%1,20176$688$106,121,89511Fox