'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, Mar. 8 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 8 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Watchmen$12,314,784-33%3,611--$3,410$55,213,7571Warner Bros.
2Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$1,989,565-52%2,15199$925$76,237,4403Lionsgate
3Slumdog Millionaire$1,667,527-48%2,890-53$577$125,326,54117Fox Searchlight
5Paul Blart: Mall Cop$1,038,203-48%2,558-140$406$133,591,3418Sony / Columbia
7He's Just Not That Into You$925,560-48%2,445-413$379$84,646,5645Warner Bros. / New Line
8Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience$733,178-42%1,2765$575$16,840,7332Disney
9Confessions of a Shopaholic$718,439-48%2,290-244$314$38,337,0244Disney
10The Reader$506,057-43%1,175-28$431$29,854,26813The Weinstein Company