'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. 11 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 11 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within$5,007,252--2,382--$2,102$5,007,2520Sony / Columbia
2Cats & Dogs$2,892,325-4%3,0400$951$22,615,3591Warner Bros.
3Scary Movie 2$2,014,575-25%3,2200$626$42,133,1351Miramax / Dimension
4The Fast and the Furious$1,454,726-15%2,79875$520$106,139,9763Universal
5Dr. Dolittle 2$1,391,7310%3,028-25$460$25,961,2193Fox
6A.I. Artificial Intelligence$1,244,567-17%3,2420$384$63,771,4852Warner Bros.
7Kiss of the Dragon$1,047,293-26%2,025--$517$3,807,0241Fox
9Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$748,751-14%3,010-339$249$64,903,9704Paramount
10Atlantis: The Lost Empire$691,350-6%2,272-758$304$35,116,3584Disney