'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, Nov. 9 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 9 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$18,020,862-35%4,056--$4,443$63,107,3031Paramount / DreamWorks
2Role Models$4,760,416-38%2,792--$1,705$19,166,1431Universal
3High School Musical 3: Senior Year$2,390,634-43%3,464-162$690$75,572,2793Disney
5Zack and Miri Make a Porno$1,452,395-45%2,7350$531$20,686,1212The Weinstein Company
6Soul Men$1,255,524-46%2,044--$614$5,401,3211MGM / Weinstein
7Saw V$932,628-47%2,829-255$330$52,187,3383Lionsgate
8The Secret Life of Bees$809,106-42%1,481-130$546$29,902,9394Fox Searchlight
9Beverly Hills Chihuahua$743,877-37%2,359-645$315$88,261,5306Disney
10The Haunting of Molly Hartley$658,639-56%2,576-76$256$10,064,8022Freestyle