'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 Wed, Feb. 3 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 3 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Edge of Darkness$1,112,129-20%3,066--$363$21,029,2531Warner Bros.
3When in Rome$706,772-19%2,456--$288$14,708,4941Disney
4The Book of Eli$668,296-8%3,075-36$217$76,653,4033Warner Bros.
5Legion$520,961-12%2,4760$210$30,762,3482Sony / Screen Gems
6The Tooth Fairy$401,343-12%3,3451$120$27,489,2792Fox
7It's Complicated$335,505-9%2,096-205$160$105,117,5856Universal
8Sherlock Holmes$335,110-3%2,250-420$149$198,621,2176Warner Bros.
9The Blind Side$302,0125%1,751-181$172$238,572,24511Warner Bros.
10The Lovely Bones$291,727-12%2,63867$111$38,938,4868Paramount / DreamWorks