'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. 22 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 22 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Twilight Saga: New Moon$27,846,761-34%4,024--$6,920$142,839,0091Summit
2The Blind Side$9,338,927-32%3,110--$3,003$34,119,3281Warner Bros.
32012$7,224,322-35%3,4084$2,120$108,131,7332Sony / Columbia
4Planet 51$3,566,344-36%3,035--$1,175$12,285,8941Sony / TriStar
5Disney's A Christmas Carol$3,529,218-38%3,578-105$986$79,837,3493Disney
6The Men Who Stare at Goats$701,769-45%2,056-397$341$27,679,3483Overture
7Michael Jackson's This Is It$471,222-34%1,640-1397$287$70,257,0064Sony / Columbia
8Law Abiding Citizen$395,324-44%1,327-744$298$70,015,0606Overture
9The Fourth Kind$395,079-46%1,648-882$240$23,360,8543Universal
10Couples Retreat$393,226-56%1,712-797$230$104,993,7057Universal