'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.

Studio Extended Weekend Estimates (Domestic) Extended Weekend

Wide (1000+)

1A Good Day to Die Hard$29,300,000--3,553--$8,247$37,539,1161Fox
2Identity Thief$28,000,000-19%3,16524$8,847$75,287,7852Universal
3Safe Haven$25,171,000--3,223--$7,810$33,999,9181Relativity Media
4Escape From Planet Earth$21,042,000--3,288--$6,400$21,042,0001Weinstein Company
5Warm Bodies$10,250,000-10%2,897-112$3,538$51,470,5313Lionsgate / Summit
6Beautiful Creatures (2013)$8,925,000--2,950--$3,025$11,467,3171Warner Bros.
7Side Effects (2013)$7,800,000-16%2,6050$2,994$20,620,8362Open Road
8Silver Linings Playbook$7,630,00019%2,202-607$3,465$100,004,47214Weinstein Company
9Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters$4,180,000-27%2,103-1182$1,988$50,408,7954Paramount
10Zero Dark Thirty$3,600,000-10%1,522-1040$2,365$88,528,6689Sony / Columbia
12Lincoln$2,138,00014%1,007-510$2,123$176,725,92715Disney / DreamWorks
13Django Unchained$1,850,000-20%1,017-485$1,819$157,342,9838Weinstein Company

Limited (100 — 999)

1Argo$2,715,00014%903-502$3,007$127,378,05219Warner Bros.
2Life of Pi$2,000,00015%647-277$3,091$111,301,90113Fox
3Quartet$1,571,00067%33389$4,718$7,147,0176Weinstein Company
4The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey$1,275,000-13%605-396$2,107$300,159,34510Warner Bros. / New Line
5Wreck-It Ralph$1,127,0006%506-251$2,227$185,860,85916Disney
6Les Miserables (2012)$1,017,000-35%676-771$1,504$145,682,9808Universal
7Amour$918,411144%306181$3,001$4,141,5409Sony Pictures Classics
8Parental Guidance$625,000-42%603-616$1,036$75,288,8608Fox
9Rise of The Guardians$568,000123%33863$1,680$101,527,57513Paramount / DreamWorks
10The Impossible$563,000-41%422-317$1,334$17,589,6519Lionsgate / Summit
12A Haunted House$388,000-50%340-573$1,141$39,635,7716Open Road
13The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2$350,000251%25494$1,378$291,843,50614Lionsgate / Summit
14Jack Reacher$150,000-36%175-132$857$79,355,9859Paramount
15Stand Up Guys$130,000-80%119-551$1,092$3,185,0573Lionsgate / Roadside
16This is 40$120,000-38%167-111$719$67,453,4409Universal
17Broken City$91,000-81%133-622$684$19,495,9125Fox

Platform (1 — 99)

1Top Gun 3D$167,000-92%40-260$4,175$2,984,0182Paramount
2Hyde Park on Hudson$126,000-8%86-44$1,465$6,039,44811Focus
3No (2013)$94,742--4--$23,686$94,7421Sony Pictures Classics
4Texas Chainsaw 3D$74,000-27%96-89$771$34,303,0357Lionsgate
5The Gatekeepers$59,18541%41$14,796$230,6313Sony Pictures Classics
6The Guilt Trip$59,000-45%88-137$670$36,802,0799Paramount
7Koch$46,47879%117$4,225$135,1873Zeitgeist Films
8Anna Karenina (2012)$44,000-28%51-40$863$12,766,08914Focus
9The Last Stand$28,500-69%54-185$528$11,962,3105Lionsgate