'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 Sun, Nov. 26 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 26 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Happy Feet$7,787,446-44%3,8040$2,047$99,259,4452Warner Bros.
2Casino Royale (2006)$6,163,491-47%3,4439$1,790$94,054,1602Sony / Columbia
3Deja Vu (2006)$4,194,909-48%3,108--$1,350$28,650,1821Disney
4Deck the Halls$2,274,371-52%3,205--$710$16,916,7531Fox
5The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$1,992,863-49%3,043-316$655$67,071,9714Disney
6Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$1,935,334-51%2,552-59$758$109,136,4194Fox
7Flushed Away$1,259,503-43%2,621-686$481$57,263,0844Paramount / DreamWorks
8Bobby$1,062,659-44%1,6671665$637$6,101,6252MGM / Weinstein
9Stranger Than Fiction$1,011,870-55%2,258-12$448$32,503,6533Sony / Columbia
10The Fountain$855,894-40%1,472--$581$5,458,7341Warner Bros.