'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. 26 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 26 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1300$1,818,295-67%3,28010$554$163,524,2113Warner Bros.
2TMNT$1,428,817-76%3,110--$459$25,684,0191Warner Bros.
4Wild Hogs$883,650-73%3,40141$260$124,188,9024Disney
5The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)$659,988-70%2,447--$270$10,346,2041Fox Atomic
6Premonition$633,114-70%2,8310$224$32,288,5462Sony / Columbia
7Reign Over Me$570,818-68%1,671--$342$8,031,5201Sony / Columbia
8The Last Mimzy$569,471-79%3,017--$189$10,597,0011New Line
9Dead Silence$251,451-70%1,8061$139$13,466,5952Universal
10Pride (2007)$217,331-72%1,518--$143$3,750,4121Lionsgate