'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, Feb. 17 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 17 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Spiderwick Chronicles$6,512,757-19%3,847--$1,693$21,379,4861Paramount
3Step Up 2 the Streets$5,217,503-29%2,470--$2,112$25,509,9211Disney
4Fool's Gold$3,534,163-36%3,1250$1,131$41,863,1442Warner Bros.
5Definitely, Maybe$2,820,684-29%2,204--$1,280$12,884,4981Universal
6Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$2,482,589-34%2,3870$1,040$28,736,8072Universal
7Juno$1,477,633-24%1,865-456$792$124,082,0008Fox Searchlight
8The Bucket List$1,131,264-38%2,307-446$490$80,975,6206Warner Bros.
9There Will Be Blood$1,048,416-19%1,410-210$744$30,975,8508Paramount Vantage
1027 Dresses$979,863-26%1,936-905$506$69,961,9435Fox