'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 Tue, Oct. 16 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 16 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$1,408,050-18%2,011--$700$24,477,9681Lionsgate
2We Own the Night$952,9586%2,362--$403$12,675,2241Sony / Columbia
3Michael Clayton$904,88413%2,5112496$360$13,157,1512Warner Bros.
4The Heartbreak Kid$618,7757%3,2334$191$27,049,5702Paramount / DreamWorks
5Elizabeth: The Golden Age$509,3982%2,001--$255$7,165,2241Universal
6The Game Plan$445,377-16%3,12823$142$59,953,7403Disney
7The Kingdom$410,3943%2,83634$145$40,805,1273Universal
8Resident Evil: Extinction$221,709-5%2,249-599$99$48,518,5174Sony / Screen Gems
9Good Luck Chuck$193,0042%1,951-525$99$33,139,9984Lionsgate
103:10 to Yuma (2007)$174,3649%1,820-742$96$51,870,6386Lionsgate