'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, Nov. 26 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 26 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
4This Christmas$644,113-80%1,858--$347$26,986,0651Sony / Screen Gems
5The Mist$604,495-69%2,423--$249$13,466,0251MGM / Weinstein
6American Gangster$503,166-72%2,799-311$180$116,056,0464Universal
7August Rush$483,946-75%2,310--$210$13,726,7291Warner Bros.
8Bee Movie$411,154-83%3,507-477$117$112,270,4824Paramount / DreamWorks
9Fred Claus$394,833-81%3,6030$110$53,264,9223Warner Bros.
10Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium$263,680-84%3,1684$83$22,442,8482Fox