'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 Thu, Jul. 18 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 18 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Men in Black II$2,616,0162%3,61154$724$143,574,2012Sony / Columbia
2Road to Perdition$2,330,966-2%1,797--$1,297$31,892,2471DreamWorks
3Mr. Deeds$1,557,2673%3,2398$481$100,317,1893Sony / Columbia
4Reign of Fire$1,389,921-2%2,629--$529$21,928,5441Disney
5Lilo & Stitch$1,373,1687%2,940-282$467$123,456,6794Disney
6Eight Legged Freaks$1,162,032-19%2,402--$484$2,594,1330Warner Bros.
7The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course$1,106,251-1%2,535--$436$14,064,7401MGM
8Like Mike$1,018,4131%2,280-130$447$36,866,4432Fox
9Halloween: Resurrection$941,0806%1,954--$482$16,442,0181Miramax / Dimension
10Minority Report$837,9470%2,291-438$366$113,645,5994Fox