'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.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jul. 6 - Sun, Jul. 8

Wide (1000+)

1Die Hard 2: Die Harder$21,744,661--2,507--$8,674$21,744,6611Fox
2Days of Thunder$10,707,895-31%2,3070$4,641$26,198,3402Paramount
3Dick Tracy$6,638,594-34%2,209-123$3,005$54,830,5464Disney
4Jetsons: The Movie$5,029,640--1,562--$3,220$5,029,6401Universal
5Total Recall (1990)$4,218,159-30%1,787-174$2,360$99,209,8676TriStar
6Another 48 HRS.$4,059,110-25%1,850-213$2,194$27,828,2175Paramount
7Robocop 2$3,640,415-43%1,80634$2,016$24,161,1623Orion
8Ghost Dad$3,186,810-34%1,2218$2,610$7,990,2902Universal
9Gremlins 2: The New Batch$2,641,487-42%1,810-327$1,459$24,009,1034Warner Bros.
10Pretty Woman$2,519,631-19%1,157-148$2,178$111,024,41716Disney