'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 Sun, Dec. 30 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 30 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$10,738,097-15%3,8320$2,802$124,076,2212Disney
2I Am Legend$8,244,105-17%3,63616$2,267$194,490,3613Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks$8,223,183-22%3,484-15$2,360$141,400,8723Fox
4Charlie Wilson's War$3,708,027-15%2,5750$1,440$34,750,3812Universal
5Juno$3,609,316-2%1,019715$3,542$26,017,6811Fox Searchlight
6Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem$3,110,050-13%2,611--$1,191$26,888,5171Fox
7P.S. I Love You$2,983,272-9%2,46410$1,211$23,587,1332Warner Bros.
8The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$2,749,081-16%2,772--$992$16,796,2461Sony / Columbia
9Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$2,702,592-5%1,2490$2,164$26,915,4192Paramount / DreamWorks