'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, May. 27 - Sun, May. 29

Wide (1000+)

1The Flintstones$29,688,904--2,498--$11,885$29,688,9041Universal
2Maverick$15,122,128-12%2,5370$5,961$32,370,6732Warner Bros.
3Beverly Hills Cop III$12,426,781--2,748--$4,522$15,955,2101Paramount
4When a Man Loves a Woman$6,962,3297%1,50115$4,638$23,571,9373Disney
5The Crow$6,573,900-17%2,114-5$3,110$26,269,7233Miramax / Dimension
7With Honors$1,190,532-26%1,017-174$1,171$13,758,4095Warner Bros.
83 Ninjas Kick Back$800,524-47%1,474-531$543$8,571,4274TriStar