'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 Mon, Mar. 5 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 5 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wild Hogs$2,534,887-77%3,287--$771$42,234,4251Disney
3Ghost Rider$668,532-79%3,608-12$185$95,482,3133Sony / Columbia
4The Number 23$532,150-70%2,7590$193$24,659,2332New Line
5Bridge to Terabithia$462,509-83%3,15920$146$58,665,9413Disney
6Black Snake Moan$363,723-68%1,252--$291$4,506,8161Paramount Vantage
7Reno 911!: Miami$305,358-71%2,7020$113$16,912,2912Fox
8Music and Lyrics$303,657-73%2,644-311$115$38,980,5143Warner Bros.
9Norbit$294,611-83%2,827-318$104$83,195,1544Paramount / DreamWorks