'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, Mar. 23 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 23 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2I Love You, Man$1,714,464-64%2,711--$632$19,526,1361Paramount / DreamWorks
4Race to Witch Mountain$820,129-76%3,1870$257$45,316,1692Disney
5Watchmen$631,893-68%3,510-101$180$98,774,1433Warner Bros.
6The Last House on the Left (2009)$516,239-64%2,4021$215$24,420,2312Universal / Rogue
8Slumdog Millionaire$239,908-64%2,067-511$116$137,418,28419Fox Searchlight
10Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$168,058-71%1,835-368$92$87,433,7535Lionsgate