'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, Feb. 17 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 17 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost Rider$17,338,40812%3,619--$4,791$32,759,0411Sony / Columbia
2Bridge to Terabithia$9,035,07444%3,139--$2,878$15,325,6591Disney
3Norbit$6,982,10957%3,1382$2,225$53,504,5722Paramount / DreamWorks
4Music and Lyrics$5,610,01136%2,955--$1,898$15,249,9301Warner Bros.
5Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$5,020,18869%2,111--$2,378$13,676,2621Lionsgate
7Hannibal Rising$2,166,98040%3,0030$722$20,375,8112MGM / Weinstein
8Because I Said So$2,079,09448%2,446-83$850$31,743,8933Universal
9Night at the Museum$1,612,04191%2,042-660$789$236,087,7719Fox
10The Messengers$1,515,51132%2,183-346$694$29,370,5013Sony / Screen Gems