'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 Thu, Apr. 16 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 16 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hannah Montana: The Movie$1,796,395-14%3,118--$576$43,466,1321Disney
2Monsters vs. Aliens$1,768,741-14%4,13627$428$149,826,9203Paramount / DreamWorks
3Fast & Furious$1,545,444-7%3,47211$445$124,430,1632Universal
4Observe and Report$742,382-6%2,727--$272$14,639,9681Warner Bros.
5I Love You, Man$534,870-1%2,643-186$202$61,285,9314Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Haunting in Connecticut$479,552-5%2,721-11$176$48,769,8103Lionsgate
9Dragonball Evolution$276,800-10%2,181--$127$6,249,1701Fox