'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 Fri, Sep. 5 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 5 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bangkok Dangerous$2,742,590--2,650--$1,035$2,742,5901Lionsgate
2Tropic Thunder$2,103,868191%3,446-27$611$91,413,9094Paramount / DreamWorks
3The House Bunny$1,702,973307%2,73622$622$29,751,2423Sony / Columbia
4The Dark Knight$1,464,754177%2,575-175$569$507,959,8558Warner Bros.
6Babylon A.D.$1,238,464163%3,42535$362$14,436,2312Fox
7Death Race$1,047,457136%2,58649$405$27,244,9193Universal
8Disaster Movie$872,940421%2,6420$330$8,445,5272Lionsgate
9Mamma Mia!$799,817115%1,904-64$420$134,382,3268Universal
10Pineapple Express$696,512143%1,802-245$387$82,452,6725Sony / Columbia