'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, Dec. 4 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 4 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
4Awake$405,944-2%2,002--$203$6,677,6721MGM / Weinstein
5August Rush$363,09912%2,3100$157$20,914,5832Warner Bros.
6This Christmas$344,649-3%1,8580$185$37,132,4432Sony / Screen Gems
7American Gangster$338,9229%2,699-100$126$122,370,0135Universal
8The Mist$334,676-1%2,4230$138$20,236,9322MGM / Weinstein
9Fred Claus$285,61311%3,420-183$84$60,328,5824Warner Bros.
10Bee Movie$200,7160%3,150-357$64$118,015,8135Paramount / DreamWorks