'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 Wed, Apr. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monsters vs. Aliens$3,010,629-11%4,104--$734$69,226,5421Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Haunting in Connecticut$1,059,564-17%2,732--$388$26,689,5541Lionsgate
3I Love You, Man$1,027,066-11%2,7176$378$40,357,2732Paramount / DreamWorks
6Race to Witch Mountain$388,249-7%3,26881$119$54,641,8993Disney
712 Rounds$330,158-18%2,331--$142$6,417,6361Fox
8Watchmen$239,248-9%2,010-1500$119$104,029,7524Warner Bros.
9The Last House on the Left (2009)$224,454-9%2,251-151$100$29,201,5203Universal / Rogue