'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, Aug. 25 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 25 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Invincible (2006)$5,400,261--2,917--$1,851$5,400,2611Disney
2Beerfest$2,635,828--2,964--$889$2,635,8281Warner Bros.
3Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$2,428,51994%3,370-371$721$122,110,5244Sony / Columbia
5Little Miss Sunshine$2,074,056182%1,430739$1,450$17,600,4545Fox Searchlight
6Step Up$2,024,017103%2,6478$765$46,256,6383Disney
7Snakes on a Plane$1,818,16277%3,5550$511$21,973,7662New Line
8World Trade Center$1,792,77388%3,02123$593$50,962,2513Paramount
9Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$1,444,69173%3,003-224$481$50,723,1094Paramount
10How to Eat Fried Worms$1,261,143--1,870--$674$1,261,1431New Line