'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 Wed, Jan. 16 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 16 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bucket List$1,655,047-4%2,9112895$569$25,813,7111Warner Bros.
2Juno$1,041,6404%2,448523$426$73,919,9243Fox Searchlight
3National Treasure: Book of Secrets$642,082-8%3,377-385$190$189,174,4184Disney
4First Sunday$620,142-16%2,213--$280$20,014,5071Sony / Screen Gems
5I Am Legend$551,869-4%3,353-295$165$241,996,7335Warner Bros.
6P.S. I Love You$413,662-3%2,323-148$178$48,055,8384Warner Bros.
7Charlie Wilson's War$373,094-3%2,408-186$155$60,473,5794Universal
8Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$330,887-6%1,32374$250$45,098,0684Paramount / DreamWorks
9Alvin and the Chipmunks$322,392-6%3,384-78$95$188,988,8905Fox
10One Missed Call$254,139-5%2,2400$113$21,304,6362Warner Bros.