'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, Mar. 4 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 4 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wild Hogs$11,044,320-37%3,287--$3,360$39,699,5381Disney
3Ghost Rider$3,160,962-41%3,608-12$876$94,813,7813Sony / Columbia
4Bridge to Terabithia$2,713,002-34%3,15920$859$58,203,4323Disney
5The Number 23$1,747,910-36%2,7590$634$24,127,0832New Line
6Norbit$1,685,731-44%2,827-318$596$82,900,5434Paramount / DreamWorks
7Music and Lyrics$1,136,662-49%2,644-311$430$38,676,8573Warner Bros.
8Black Snake Moan$1,135,544-30%1,252--$907$4,143,0931Paramount Vantage
9Reno 911!: Miami$1,054,595-35%2,7020$390$16,606,9332Fox