'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, Oct. 30 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 30 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw III$2,593,537-66%3,167--$819$36,203,6841Lionsgate
2The Departed$723,790-71%2,951-54$245$91,824,1564Warner Bros.
3The Prestige$658,076-73%2,2810$289$29,440,9932Disney
4Flags of Our Fathers$483,845-70%2,190314$221$20,407,3112Paramount / DreamWorks
5Man of the Year (2006)$262,380-76%2,626104$100$29,145,9603Universal
6Open Season (2006)$258,356-84%3,059-320$84$77,378,8785Sony / Columbia
8The Grudge 2$157,016-77%3,063-151$51$36,141,6763Sony / Columbia
9Catch a Fire$149,692-71%1,305--$115$2,177,9861Focus Features
10The Guardian (2006)$146,864-74%1,973-585$74$50,094,4515Disney