'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 Fri, Jul. 21 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 21 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Lies Beneath$9,654,238--2,813--$3,432$9,654,2381DreamWorks
2Pokemon: The Movie 2000$9,200,230--2,752--$3,343$9,200,2301Warner Bros.
4Scary Movie$4,820,73380%3,301149$1,460$106,919,7533Miramax / Dimension
5The Perfect Storm$2,824,39977%3,203-204$882$138,501,1734Warner Bros.
6Loser$2,316,183--2,016--$1,149$2,316,1831Sony / Columbia
7Disney's The Kid$2,116,69160%2,34323$903$37,762,4173Disney
8The Patriot$1,796,78878%2,751-310$653$88,964,6424Sony / Columbia
9Me, Myself & Irene$907,48242%2,450-400$370$80,892,3695Fox
10Big Momma's House$497,67658%1,193-450$417$110,110,2978Fox