'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 Wed, Mar. 1 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 1 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$1,076,329-21%2,194--$491$34,097,4291Lionsgate
2Eight Below$739,518-14%3,0726$241$47,658,7202Disney
3The Pink Panther (2006)$432,595-11%3,313-164$131$62,280,4293Sony / Columbia
4Date Movie$398,473-11%2,8982$137$35,136,8732Fox
5Firewall$374,314-14%2,740-100$137$38,504,9163Warner Bros.
6Final Destination 3$358,038-11%2,726-154$131$46,123,9483New Line
7Curious George$326,362-13%2,60937$125$44,430,2343Universal
8Running Scared$274,631-13%1,611--$170$4,315,5851New Line
9Brokeback Mountain$250,5680%1,359-241$184$76,145,04912Focus
10Freedomland$219,127-11%2,3610$93$11,447,9952Sony / Columbia