'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, Jun. 21 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 21 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Proposal$8,278,835-34%3,056--$2,709$33,629,6151Disney
3The Hangover$7,946,496-24%3,545190$2,242$152,821,1333Warner Bros.
4Year One$4,687,377-28%3,022--$1,551$19,609,4721Sony / Columbia
5The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$4,188,143-10%3,0773$1,361$44,068,1312Sony / Columbia
6Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$2,688,631-10%2,962-403$908$156,459,6195Fox
7Star Trek$2,286,77915%2,307-331$991$240,256,5777Paramount
8Land of the Lost$1,487,172-9%2,945-589$505$44,059,3733Universal
9Terminator Salvation$1,215,5341%1,920-730$633$119,731,5455Warner Bros.
10Imagine That$1,063,290-15%3,0113$353$11,540,6262Paramount