'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. 26 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 26 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inside Man$7,270,169-41%2,818--$2,580$28,955,6831Universal
2V for Vendetta$3,255,775-38%3,3650$968$46,208,0672Warner Bros.
3The Shaggy Dog (2006)$2,574,174-38%3,421-80$752$47,823,2453Disney
4Failure to Launch$2,299,813-52%3,20285$718$63,541,1023Paramount
5Stay Alive$2,156,229-51%2,009--$1,073$10,726,5971Disney
6She's the Man$1,774,694-44%2,6318$675$20,346,9502Paramount / DreamWorks
7Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector$1,506,858-50%1,710--$881$6,922,9021Lionsgate
8The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$1,132,425-39%2,461-160$460$35,717,2613Fox Searchlight
9Eight Below$731,024-41%2,101-502$348$77,140,0736Disney
1016 Blocks$557,650-42%2,066-600$270$34,005,7004Warner Bros.