'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 Fri, Feb. 5 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 5 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dear John$13,764,704--2,969--$4,636$13,764,7041Sony / Screen Gems
3From Paris with Love$2,948,715--2,722--$1,083$2,948,7151Lionsgate
4Edge of Darkness$2,309,962117%3,0660$753$24,402,4422Warner Bros.
5When in Rome$2,053,604199%2,4560$836$17,449,2092Disney
6The Tooth Fairy$1,635,295376%3,218-127$508$29,468,2683Fox
7The Book of Eli$1,515,860125%2,820-255$538$78,843,6654Warner Bros.
8Legion$1,062,849106%2,339-137$454$32,341,1323Sony / Screen Gems
9Sherlock Holmes$782,417138%1,805-445$433$199,731,7137Warner Bros.
10The Blind Side$773,555163%1,740-11$445$239,639,94712Warner Bros.