'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, Dec. 25 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 25 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$11,778,528106%3,688--$3,194$42,213,3781Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$7,736,284148%2,86311$2,702$60,838,2982Sony / Columbia
3Rocky Balboa$4,845,186143%3,017--$1,606$26,697,3401MGM
4The Good Shepherd$4,230,72299%2,215--$1,910$14,141,6331Universal
5Black Christmas (2006)$3,307,674--1,278--$2,588$3,307,6740MGM / Weinstein
6We Are Marshall$2,468,908168%2,606--$947$8,584,0971Warner Bros.
8The Holiday$2,016,998124%2,63521$765$36,950,0893Sony / Columbia
9Charlotte's Web (2006)$2,001,15549%3,728162$537$28,378,5272Paramount
10Blood Diamond$1,649,417130%1,92010$859$26,776,1633Warner Bros.