'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 Sat, Jan. 13 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 13 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stomp the Yard$8,541,97518%2,051--$4,165$15,752,1711Sony / Screen Gems
2Night at the Museum$7,443,04478%3,612-118$2,061$180,272,7204Fox
3The Pursuit of Happyness$3,716,93546%3,169142$1,173$133,638,2075Sony / Columbia
4Dreamgirls$3,481,32259%1,9071055$1,826$62,519,6423Paramount / DreamWorks
5Freedom Writers$2,915,59435%2,179819$1,338$16,406,5532Paramount
6Children of Men$2,571,77136%1,508299$1,705$19,431,5312Universal
8Alpha Dog$2,171,089-7%1,289--$1,684$4,510,8371Universal
9Arthur and the Invisibles$1,876,47799%2,247--$835$2,819,0803MGM (Weinstein)
10Charlotte's Web (2006)$1,675,078116%2,513-790$667$70,834,0365Paramount