'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, Oct. 24 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 24 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1High School Musical 3: Senior Year$16,961,555--3,623--$4,682$16,961,5551Disney
2Saw V$14,345,270--3,060--$4,688$14,345,2701Lionsgate
3Max Payne$2,644,248186%3,3815$782$24,709,5152Fox
4Pride and Glory$2,308,633--2,585--$893$2,308,6331Warner Bros. / New Line
5Beverly Hills Chihuahua$1,863,377267%3,190-49$584$73,093,5374Disney
6The Secret Life of Bees$1,785,599181%1,63039$1,095$15,058,9722Fox Searchlight
7Eagle Eye$1,631,217249%2,558-768$638$84,481,3325Paramount / DreamWorks
9Body of Lies$1,271,410123%2,150-564$591$28,098,0273Warner Bros.
10Quarantine$876,211119%2,228-235$393$27,095,2363Sony / Screen Gems