'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, Nov. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Michael Jackson's This Is It$8,326,41018%3,481--$2,392$34,440,9081Sony / Columbia
2Paranormal Activity$3,806,029-42%2,404459$1,583$84,625,6793Paramount
3Where the Wild Things Are$2,298,16436%3,645-90$630$62,652,5073Warner Bros.
4Law Abiding Citizen$2,239,494-19%2,764-126$810$51,481,6623Overture
5Couples Retreat$1,845,773-17%3,026-48$610$87,027,6554Universal
6Astro Boy$1,517,87957%3,0206$503$11,316,9402Summit
7Saw VI$1,269,802-39%3,0360$418$22,532,8912Lionsgate
8Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$1,096,50537%2,322-419$472$118,603,7687Sony / Columbia
9Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant$1,032,336-4%2,7540$375$10,808,2172Universal
10The Stepfather (2009)$835,248-29%2,346-388$356$24,555,6863Sony / Screen Gems