'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 Sun, Jul. 14 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 14 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Men in Black II$7,297,345-25%3,61154$2,021$132,688,8342Sony / Columbia
2Road to Perdition$6,612,749-25%1,797--$3,680$22,078,6561DreamWorks
3Reign of Fire$4,312,218-23%2,629--$1,640$15,631,3541Disney
4Mr. Deeds$3,148,662-25%3,2398$972$93,974,8073Sony / Columbia
5Halloween: Resurrection$3,000,268-32%1,954--$1,535$12,301,7711Miramax / Dimension
6The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course$2,650,343-27%2,525--$1,050$9,541,9411MGM
7Lilo & Stitch$2,454,917-22%2,940-282$835$118,409,2874Disney
8Like Mike$2,265,881-29%2,43626$930$32,722,6842Fox
9Minority Report$2,155,029-27%2,419-310$891$110,177,7934Fox
10The Bourne Identity$1,660,323-30%2,199-313$755$99,025,4755Universal