'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 Wed, Jul. 5 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 5 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Perfect Storm$5,219,385-42%3,407--$1,532$67,963,6701Warner Bros.
2The Patriot$2,813,716-52%3,0610$919$47,361,4621Sony / Columbia
3Me, Myself & Irene$1,883,383-23%3,08768$610$57,178,5372Fox
4The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle$873,505-39%2,460--$355$11,217,7151Universal
5Big Momma's House$751,766-37%2,392-454$314$98,813,0415Fox
6Gone in 60 Seconds$746,713-29%2,651-438$282$82,192,5014Disney
7Mission: Impossible II$514,199-52%2,667-578$193$200,220,2766Paramount
8Gladiator (2000)$341,586-47%1,411-401$242$171,585,3979DreamWorks