'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 Thu, Jan. 18 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 18 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stomp the Yard$817,27211%2,051--$398$28,264,2911Sony / Screen Gems
2Dreamgirls$770,611-1%1,9071055$404$69,410,3273Paramount / DreamWorks
3Night at the Museum$745,808-2%3,612-118$206$192,843,7304Fox
4The Pursuit of Happyness$574,2670%3,169142$181$139,810,0395Sony / Columbia
5Children of Men$429,146-7%1,508299$285$23,781,2222Universal
6Alpha Dog$412,286-11%1,289--$320$8,794,9901Universal
7Freedom Writers$395,6273%2,179819$182$21,316,9772Paramount
9The Good Shepherd$269,365-10%1,994-256$135$55,551,4994Universal
10Charlotte's Web (2006)$256,00014%2,513-790$102$74,440,6185Paramount