'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 Sun, Jan. 28 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 28 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Epic Movie$4,065,459-47%2,801--$1,451$18,613,0941Fox
2Smokin' Aces$4,025,011-27%2,218--$1,815$14,637,7991Universal
3Night at the Museum$2,713,542-41%3,241-242$837$216,847,1626Fox
4Stomp the Yard$1,897,655-48%2,11564$897$50,540,3933Sony / Screen Gems
5Dreamgirls$1,825,599-42%2,785571$656$86,779,6855Paramount / DreamWorks
6Catch and Release$1,710,814-47%1,622--$1,055$7,658,7051Sony / Columbia
7The Pursuit of Happyness$1,292,531-45%2,688-378$481$152,929,2727Sony / Columbia
8The Queen$1,158,798-36%1,830244$633$41,198,74318Miramax
9The Departed$980,618-39%1,4531326$675$125,244,97317Warner Bros.
10The Hitcher (2007)$917,859-44%2,8365$324$13,437,3652Rogue