'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 Sat, Apr. 1 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 1 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: The Meltdown$27,950,80728%3,964--$7,051$49,739,0961Fox
2Inside Man$6,792,76840%2,83012$2,400$48,731,4952Universal
3ATL$4,761,4764%1,602--$2,972$9,327,7631Warner Bros.
4Failure to Launch$2,882,06530%3,074-128$938$71,727,3964Paramount
5V for Vendetta$2,662,98130%2,910-455$915$55,086,0003Warner Bros.
6Stay Alive$1,961,34318%2,0090$976$16,402,0062Disney
7She's the Man$1,925,25126%2,552-79$754$25,648,6563Paramount / DreamWorks
9The Shaggy Dog (2006)$1,481,16658%2,929-492$506$52,731,9064Disney
10Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector$1,457,79037%1,74737$834$10,822,7922Lionsgate