'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. 7 - Sun, May. 9

Wide (1000+)

1The Mummy (1999)$43,369,592--3,210--$13,511$43,369,5921Universal
3The Matrix$5,882,245-33%2,860-43$2,057$138,507,7816Warner Bros.
5Never Been Kissed$3,004,927-26%2,404-77$1,250$33,340,0935Fox
6Analyze This$1,726,565-21%1,995-133$865$76,598,96610Warner Bros.
710 Things I Hate About You$1,130,857-38%1,712-308$661$22,773,1597Disney
8The Out-of-Towners$777,036-30%1,306-544$595$20,248,9536Paramount
9Idle Hands$701,678-61%1,6110$436$2,508,8592Sony / Columbia
10Pushing Tin$680,889-46%1,160-124$587$5,485,9663Fox