'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, Dec. 19 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 19 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pursuit of Happyness$2,856,149-1%2,852--$1,001$32,275,1941Sony / Columbia
3Charlotte's Web (2006)$1,599,56515%3,566--$449$14,454,3461Paramount
4The Holiday$1,203,6929%2,6144$460$27,434,5002Sony / Columbia
5Happy Feet$1,046,73713%3,335-315$314$151,224,9675Warner Bros.
7Blood Diamond$867,0359%1,9100$454$20,302,4612Warner Bros.
8The Nativity Story$784,33616%2,574-509$305$24,482,0693New Line
9Casino Royale (2006)$758,79210%2,437-724$311$138,951,2575Sony / Columbia
10Unaccompanied Minors$403,56627%2,7750$145$10,814,4362Warner Bros.