'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, Dec. 13 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 13 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Princess and the Frog$6,663,537-37%3,4343432$1,940$27,087,4231Disney
2The Blind Side$3,451,289-50%3,38862$1,019$149,817,6504Warner Bros.
3The Twilight Saga: New Moon$2,081,408-39%3,635-489$573$267,320,1014Summit
4Invictus$2,038,735-44%2,125--$959$8,611,1471Warner Bros.
5Disney's A Christmas Carol$2,022,807-35%2,402-144$842$124,427,5896Disney
6Brothers (2009)$1,304,601-37%2,0880$625$17,416,2172Lionsgate
72012$1,162,697-41%2,838-382$410$155,288,4955Sony / Columbia
8Old Dogs$1,133,185-44%3,090-335$367$39,996,1813Disney
9Armored$867,465-43%1,9194$452$11,750,8952Sony / Screen Gems
10Ninja Assassin$774,964-32%2,100-403$369$34,304,6873Warner Bros.