'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 Thu, Jan. 15 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 15 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gran Torino$2,466,8333%2,8082724$879$50,998,1461Warner Bros.
2Bride Wars$1,275,39616%3,226--$395$25,827,1971Fox
3The Unborn (2009)$836,11413%2,357--$355$23,237,7451Universal / Rogue
4The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$719,0443%2,947-41$244$97,022,8793Paramount
5Marley & Me$689,96012%3,478-27$198$126,408,2193Fox
6Valkyrie$561,5225%2,83860$198$73,720,0223MGM / United Artists
7Bedtime Stories$442,24632%3,511-173$126$98,902,7713Disney
8Yes Man$431,38810%2,955-479$146$90,959,4444Warner Bros.
9Seven Pounds$305,5195%2,456-302$124$67,953,9374Sony / Columbia
10Twilight (2008)$292,37116%1,466-422$199$182,465,1158Summit