'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, Feb. 20 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 20 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Spiderwick Chronicles$1,216,937-13%3,847--$316$29,738,4961Paramount
3Step Up 2 the Streets$876,392-18%2,470--$355$30,670,6401Disney
4Fool's Gold$741,788-10%3,1250$237$45,376,1982Warner Bros.
5Definitely, Maybe$627,983-11%2,204--$285$15,924,8581Universal
6Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$405,004-17%2,3870$170$31,077,2352Universal
7Juno$380,822-9%1,865-456$204$125,854,0008Fox Searchlight
8The Bucket List$294,842-6%2,307-446$128$82,267,7766Warner Bros.
927 Dresses$261,094-6%1,936-905$135$71,187,1105Fox
10There Will Be Blood$252,340-5%1,410-210$179$32,137,2278Paramount Vantage