'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 Tue, Nov. 25 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 25 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Twilight (2008)$6,012,23133%3,419--$1,758$80,166,8211Summit
2Quantum of Solace$2,937,57333%3,4587$850$113,931,0562Sony / Columbia
4Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$1,622,95838%4,007-58$405$139,910,2303Paramount / DreamWorks
5Role Models$1,134,42438%2,733-65$415$50,085,3273Universal
7High School Musical 3: Senior Year$261,53045%2,361-841$111$87,302,3455Disney
8Zack and Miri Make a Porno$240,24525%1,222-988$197$29,686,6764The Weinstein Company
9The Secret Life of Bees$161,00727%1,095-354$147$35,930,8256Fox Searchlight