'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 Sat, Jan. 23 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 23 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Book of Eli$7,501,15452%3,1110$2,411$57,436,9162Warner Bros.
3Legion$7,090,3566%2,476--$2,864$13,776,5891Sony / Screen Gems
4The Tooth Fairy$6,751,76490%3,344--$2,019$10,296,2761Fox
5The Lovely Bones$3,894,39450%2,5718$1,515$29,314,6277Paramount / DreamWorks
6Sherlock Holmes$3,296,19367%2,670-503$1,235$189,715,0325Warner Bros.
7Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$3,239,989132%2,973-323$1,090$202,530,2815Fox
8Extraordinary Measures$2,821,56738%2,545--$1,109$4,859,5331CBS Films
9It's Complicated$2,818,72562%2,301-369$1,225$97,016,0405Universal
10The Spy Next Door$2,230,249114%2,9240$763$17,231,8062Lionsgate