'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 Tue, Sep. 26 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 26 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1jackass: number two$2,254,149-6%3,059--$737$33,659,4891Paramount
2Jet Li's Fearless$655,763-9%1,806--$363$11,967,8091Rogue
3Gridiron Gang$438,5242%3,5106$125$27,826,2902Sony / Columbia
5The Black Dahlia$358,0477%2,23610$160$17,962,8932Universal
6The Illusionist (2006)$276,44916%1,432-6$193$28,113,7896Yari Film Group
7All the King's Men (2006)$275,4088%1,514--$182$4,201,9311Sony / Columbia
8Little Miss Sunshine$219,11111%1,384-52$158$50,706,8809Fox Searchlight
9The Last Kiss (2006)$199,42710%1,3592$147$8,827,1332Paramount / DreamWorks
10The Covenant$196,8694%2,678-3$74$20,569,1013Sony / Screen Gems