'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, Aug. 24 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 24 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tropic Thunder$4,950,265-24%3,35233$1,477$65,839,4592Paramount / DreamWorks
2Death Race$3,543,287-20%2,532--$1,399$12,620,6961Universal
3The House Bunny$3,386,815-35%2,714--$1,248$14,534,5651Sony / Columbia
4The Dark Knight$3,077,996-31%3,163-427$973$489,426,5976Warner Bros.
5Pineapple Express$1,695,997-19%2,620-452$647$73,778,2303Sony / Columbia
6Star Wars: The Clone Wars$1,688,136-29%3,4520$489$24,998,9382Warner Bros.
8Mamma Mia!$1,231,664-30%2,326-445$530$124,468,1346Universal
9The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$1,198,413-33%2,422-941$495$93,920,3664Universal
10The Longshots$1,012,505-42%2,089--$485$4,080,5201MGM / Weinstein