'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, Jan. 9 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 9 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gran Torino$9,631,5263406%2,8082724$3,430$20,670,3681Warner Bros.
2The Unborn (2009)$8,273,271--2,357--$3,510$8,273,2711Universal / Rogue
3Bride Wars$8,090,862--3,226--$2,508$8,090,8621Fox
4Marley & Me$3,206,772160%3,478-27$922$115,564,1603Fox
5The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$2,891,580129%2,947-41$981$87,769,9663Paramount
6Bedtime Stories$2,248,149259%3,511-173$640$90,876,5893Disney
7Valkyrie$2,137,579147%2,83860$753$66,983,7063MGM / United Artists
8Yes Man$2,041,947158%2,955-479$691$85,300,7564Warner Bros.
9Seven Pounds$1,280,816108%2,456-302$522$64,207,3174Sony / Columbia
10Twilight (2008)$899,210105%1,466-422$613$179,505,8478Summit