'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 Fri, Dec. 22 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 22 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$12,134,824--3,685--$3,293$12,134,8241Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$5,355,23767%2,86311$1,870$43,641,5282Sony / Columbia
3Rocky Balboa$4,981,76743%3,017--$1,651$14,675,8401MGM
4The Good Shepherd$3,521,279--2,215--$1,590$3,521,2791Universal
5Charlotte's Web (2006)$3,092,90332%3,728162$830$21,902,9182Paramount
7We Are Marshall$2,661,770--2,606--$1,021$2,661,7701Warner Bros.
8The Holiday$1,836,59831%2,63521$697$31,930,4773Sony / Columbia
9Happy Feet$1,835,48719%2,565-770$716$155,799,2986Warner Bros.
10The Nativity Story$1,467,45623%1,824-750$805$28,161,5614New Line