'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, Apr. 9 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 9 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Date Night$9,170,065--3,374--$2,718$9,170,0651Fox
2Clash of the Titans (2010)$8,335,540105%3,80225$2,192$91,928,8552Warner Bros.
3How to Train Your Dragon$7,134,31587%4,007-53$1,780$115,675,2183Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Last Song$3,619,112137%2,6741$1,353$36,041,9822Disney
5Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$3,571,658138%2,1550$1,657$41,091,3182Lionsgate
6Hot Tub Time Machine$1,791,916101%2,611-160$686$33,333,3653MGM
7Alice in Wonderland (2010)$1,631,02379%2,530-450$645$315,338,8116Disney
8The Bounty Hunter$1,447,971105%2,901-217$499$53,145,2844Sony / Columbia
9Diary of a Wimpy Kid$1,323,66760%2,453-389$540$50,978,6974Fox