'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 Wed, Oct. 25 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 25 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$1,067,154-5%3,005-12$355$80,179,0923Warner Bros.
2The Prestige$1,017,320-13%2,281--$446$18,186,3741Disney
3Flags of Our Fathers$798,778-9%1,876--$426$12,810,1941Paramount / DreamWorks
4Man of the Year (2006)$427,241-6%2,5227$169$23,726,0102Universal
5Open Season (2006)$336,4271%3,379-308$100$70,848,6614Sony / Columbia
7The Grudge 2$314,079-10%3,2143$98$32,386,4132Sony / Columbia
8The Guardian (2006)$240,215-7%2,558-486$94$47,309,2344Disney
9The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$233,878-11%2,569-251$91$36,663,9293New Line
10The Marine$221,129-10%2,5450$87$13,331,4772Fox