'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, Mar. 24 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 24 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1TMNT$9,487,0039%3,110--$3,050$18,228,8781Warner Bros.
2300$8,336,63539%3,28010$2,542$156,195,1083Warner Bros.
3Wild Hogs$6,518,72259%3,40141$1,917$120,084,6324Disney
5The Last Mimzy$4,365,68448%3,017--$1,447$7,313,0491New Line
6Premonition$4,215,66130%2,8310$1,489$29,538,7372Sony / Columbia
7The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)$3,607,847-7%2,447--$1,474$7,502,9691Fox Atomic
8Reign Over Me$3,180,17327%1,671--$1,903$5,691,1921Sony / Columbia
9Pride (2007)$1,560,27330%1,518--$1,028$2,758,9681Lionsgate
10Dead Silence$1,453,25026%1,8061$805$12,384,3052Universal