'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, Mar. 10 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 10 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Failure to Launch$8,512,790--3,057--$2,785$8,512,7901Paramount
2The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$5,620,327--2,620--$2,145$5,620,3271Fox Searchlight
3The Shaggy Dog (2006)$4,152,271--3,501--$1,186$4,152,2711Disney
416 Blocks$2,182,113151%2,7060$806$17,581,1562Warner Bros.
5Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$1,582,594222%1,812-382$873$51,536,4013Lionsgate
6Eight Below$1,448,011137%2,970-152$488$62,462,3684Disney
7Ultraviolet$1,058,708126%2,5580$414$12,210,2612Sony / Screen Gems
9The Pink Panther (2006)$971,860174%2,302-722$422$71,976,0225Sony / Columbia
10Date Movie$845,899204%1,812-791$467$42,609,2254Fox