'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, Oct. 18 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 18 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Where the Wild Things Are$8,282,207-33%3,735--$2,217$32,695,1071Warner Bros.
2Law Abiding Citizen$5,062,092-39%2,890--$1,752$21,039,8111Overture
3Couples Retreat$3,791,333-50%3,0099$1,260$62,619,7042Universal
4Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$2,240,638-39%3,03745$738$108,199,8715Sony / Columbia
5The Stepfather (2009)$2,223,690-55%2,734--$813$11,580,8091Sony / Screen Gems
6Zombieland$1,884,189-43%3,171133$594$60,637,2903Sony / Columbia
7Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$861,760-34%1,489-263$579$28,552,5943Disney
9The Invention of Lying$427,197-51%1,624-119$263$15,498,5233Warner Bros.
10Whip It$361,138-46%1,482-256$244$11,363,1363Fox Searchlight