'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, Jun. 27 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 27 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Fast and the Furious$4,007,155-16%2,628--$1,525$54,041,3251Universal
2Dr. Dolittle 2$2,635,823-1%3,049--$864$9,280,0671Fox
3Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$1,832,850-9%3,312--$553$53,598,7812Paramount
4Baby Boy$1,812,539--1,473--$1,231$1,812,5390Sony / Columbia
5Atlantis: The Lost Empire$1,662,7732%3,071--$541$25,481,0262Disney
7Swordfish$783,940-11%2,660--$295$25,116,1533Warner Bros.
8Pearl Harbor$772,324-6%2,668-472$289$174,257,2725Disney
9Moulin Rouge!$528,369-11%1,585-499$333$45,057,3984Fox