'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, Mar. 19 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 19 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1V for Vendetta$6,511,440-37%3,365--$1,935$25,642,2521Warner Bros.
2The Shaggy Dog (2006)$3,802,922-37%3,5010$1,086$35,635,3472Disney
3Failure to Launch$3,589,059-51%3,11760$1,151$48,275,4042Paramount
4She's the Man$2,636,367-40%2,623--$1,005$10,730,5791Paramount / DreamWorks
5The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$2,176,236-38%2,6211$830$28,740,4352Fox Searchlight
616 Blocks$1,267,747-42%2,666-40$476$30,190,7523Warner Bros.
7Eight Below$1,136,443-38%2,603-367$437$73,044,8625Disney
8Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$682,368-52%1,403-409$486$60,030,8564Lionsgate
9The Pink Panther (2006)$672,142-40%1,852-450$363$78,574,1966Sony / Columbia