'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, Apr. 12 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Apr. 12 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fast & Furious$6,110,894-41%3,47211$1,760$116,495,7512Universal
2Monsters vs. Aliens$4,593,677-43%4,13627$1,111$140,207,1463Paramount / DreamWorks
3Hannah Montana: The Movie$4,456,180-57%3,118--$1,429$32,323,4051Disney
4Observe and Report$2,406,962-38%2,727--$883$11,018,5161Warner Bros.
6I Love You, Man$1,478,800-42%2,643-186$560$58,863,0324Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Haunting in Connecticut$1,274,902-44%2,721-11$469$46,489,8983Lionsgate
8Dragonball Evolution$993,629-37%2,181--$456$4,755,7351Fox