'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

DateDayDay no.Top 10 GrossLW%Total Daily GrossTop movie of the day
Jan 19Mon019$41,939,900516%$46,907,885American Sniper
Jan 18Sun018$49,665,37794%$55,719,973American Sniper
Jan 22Thu022$12,778,53890%$14,090,361American Sniper
Jan 20Tue020$17,120,36577%$18,772,770American Sniper
Jan 21Wed021$12,352,01471%$13,608,529American Sniper
Jan 16Fri016$55,981,44767%$61,225,008American Sniper
Jan 17Sat017$73,784,56962%$83,072,794American Sniper
Jan 13Tue013$9,685,5452%$12,110,646Taken 3
Jan 10Sat010$45,640,158-2%$54,370,032Taken 3
Jan 14Wed014$7,222,660-2%$9,248,646Taken 3
Jan 15Thu015$6,723,287-5%$8,347,460Taken 3
Jan 11Sun011$25,586,629-7%$30,804,020Taken 3
Jan 24Sat024$60,998,127-17%$70,212,102American Sniper
Jan 02Fri002$51,700,048-24%$61,881,903The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Jan 12Mon012$6,811,565-26%$8,417,386Taken 3
Jan 03Sat003$46,655,697-26%$56,921,422The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Jan 25Sun025$36,414,830-27%$41,878,169American Sniper
Jan 23Fri023$39,067,863-30%$43,986,369American Sniper
Jan 01Thu001$46,302,628-35%$55,094,853The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Jan 09Fri009$33,481,583-35%$38,915,411Taken 3
Jan 28Wed028$7,959,126-36%$9,473,481American Sniper
Jan 27Tue027$10,749,844-37%$12,642,286American Sniper
Jan 04Sun004$27,507,774-42%$33,909,399The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Jan 05Mon005$9,147,210-74%$11,426,842The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Jan 06Tue006$9,504,633-75%$11,759,414The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Jan 07Wed007$7,384,467-78%$9,331,987The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Jan 26Mon026$8,192,561-80%$9,626,144American Sniper
Jan 08Thu008$7,086,374-85%$8,901,794The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies