'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, Feb. 16 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 16 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost Rider$15,420,633--3,619--$4,261$15,420,6331Sony / Columbia
2Bridge to Terabithia$6,290,585--3,139--$2,004$6,290,5851Disney
3Norbit$4,441,140202%3,1382$1,415$46,522,4632Paramount / DreamWorks
4Music and Lyrics$4,111,144199%2,955--$1,391$9,639,9191Warner Bros.
5Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$2,962,397165%2,111--$1,403$8,656,0741Lionsgate
7Hannibal Rising$1,547,001108%3,0030$515$18,208,8312MGM / Weinstein
8Because I Said So$1,406,734178%2,446-83$575$29,664,7993Universal
9The Messengers$1,146,135186%2,183-346$525$27,854,9903Sony / Screen Gems
10Night at the Museum$842,514149%2,042-660$413$234,475,7309Fox