'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. 14 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 14 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hannah Montana: The Movie$2,640,813-43%3,118--$847$39,588,3781Disney
2Monsters vs. Aliens$2,419,543-28%4,13627$585$146,005,3973Paramount / DreamWorks
3Fast & Furious$2,065,512-22%3,47211$595$121,217,5012Universal
4Observe and Report$987,455-10%2,727--$362$13,108,6191Warner Bros.
6I Love You, Man$647,656-7%2,643-186$245$60,209,1434Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Haunting in Connecticut$591,165-16%2,721-11$217$47,782,8123Lionsgate
8Dragonball Evolution$387,370-26%2,181--$178$5,664,6231Fox