'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 Mon, Sep. 11 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 11 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Covenant$593,693-72%2,681--$221$9,445,8541Sony / Screen Gems
4The Protector (2006)$420,969-68%1,541--$273$5,454,3461The Weinstein Company
5Little Miss Sunshine$354,317-66%1,560-42$227$41,853,1457Fox Searchlight
6The Illusionist (2006)$347,785-73%1,362391$255$18,317,7374Yari Film Group
7World Trade Center$337,586-53%2,674-228$126$67,486,7835Paramount
8Invincible (2006)$334,427-74%2,98766$112$45,832,7803Disney
9The Wicker Man (2006)$287,927-72%2,7840$103$17,723,0982Warner Bros.
10Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$195,850-73%2,617-384$75$142,386,0246Sony / Columbia