'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 Tue, Apr. 7 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 7 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fast & Furious$4,655,263-9%3,461--$1,345$80,710,1741Universal
2Monsters vs. Aliens$3,541,99911%4,1095$862$111,544,9822Paramount / DreamWorks
3I Love You, Man$851,43019%2,829112$301$50,723,9583Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Haunting in Connecticut$830,4199%2,7320$304$38,762,7432Lionsgate
7Race to Witch Mountain$487,93323%2,825-443$173$59,132,3554Disney
912 Rounds$257,18635%2,3310$110$9,430,5692Fox