'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. 28 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 28 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Obsessed$1,714,612-4%2,514--$682$32,113,8941Sony / Screen Gems
2Earth (2009)$915,28723%1,804--$507$16,132,0761Disneynature
3The Soloist$776,34315%2,024--$384$11,170,1601Paramount / DreamWorks
4Fighting$669,4304%2,309--$290$12,339,7351Universal / Rogue
517 Again$656,33324%3,2550$202$41,010,7832Warner Bros. / New Line
6State of Play$603,47723%2,8074$215$26,177,2442Universal
7Monsters vs. Aliens$473,3505%3,358-304$141$175,740,3995Paramount / DreamWorks
8Fast & Furious$445,0244%3,566-108$125$146,238,4814Universal
9Crank: High Voltage$306,52916%2,2230$138$12,307,6702Lionsgate
10Hannah Montana: The Movie$304,83417%3,231113$94$66,219,2193Disney