'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 Mon, Dec. 8 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 8 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Christmases$1,228,978-70%3,33525$369$70,647,7642Warner Bros. / New Line
2Twilight (2008)$935,031-70%3,620195$258$139,336,7433Summit
5Quantum of Solace$528,060-68%3,423-78$154$152,148,5354Sony / Columbia
6Punisher: War Zone$386,998-66%2,508--$154$4,659,2551Lionsgate
7Transporter 3$378,678-70%2,6260$144$25,928,6102Lionsgate
8Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$323,644-78%3,317-392$98$165,975,8565Paramount / DreamWorks
9Role Models$237,078-62%1,907-288$124$61,853,7535Universal