'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 Fri, Sep. 18 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 18 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$8,137,263--3,119--$2,609$8,137,2631Sony / Columbia
2The Informant!$3,674,263--2,505--$1,467$3,674,2631Warner Bros.
3Love Happens$3,093,297--1,898--$1,630$3,093,2971Universal
4Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$3,086,566228%2,2550$1,369$30,960,0642Lionsgate
5Jennifer's Body$2,800,613--2,702--$1,036$2,800,6131Fox
69 (2009)$1,592,457215%2,060399$773$18,946,2072Focus
7Inglourious Basterds$1,190,39197%2,519-696$473$107,488,8295Weinstein Company
8All About Steve$1,138,171182%2,159-106$527$24,415,9033Fox
9Sorority Row$860,905180%2,591-74$332$7,241,2872Summit
10The Final Destination$745,16583%1,805-927$413$60,764,5734Warner Bros. / New Line