'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 Mon, Jul. 24 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 24 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Lies Beneath$4,252,521-50%2,813--$1,512$33,956,0501DreamWorks
3Pokemon: The Movie 2000$2,075,986-50%2,752--$754$21,652,9301Warner Bros.
4Scary Movie$1,979,476-54%3,301149$600$119,204,0703Miramax / Dimension
5The Perfect Storm$1,232,489-54%3,203-204$385$146,591,8064Warner Bros.
6Disney's The Kid$1,019,402-45%2,34323$435$43,355,7953Disney
7Loser$915,463-43%2,016--$454$6,925,2311Sony / Columbia
8The Patriot$812,099-54%2,751-310$295$94,220,8954Sony / Columbia
9Me, Myself & Irene$346,543-58%2,450-400$141$83,354,3465Fox
10Big Momma's House$202,088-56%1,193-450$169$111,517,3008Fox