'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 Sat, Jul. 27 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 27 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Austin Powers in Goldmember$25,644,512-3%3,613--$7,098$55,651,0341New Line
2Road to Perdition$4,710,08550%2,25091$2,093$62,392,1153DreamWorks
3Stuart Little 2$4,088,34221%3,28227$1,246$31,579,5762Sony / Columbia
4Men in Black II$3,527,87842%3,542-99$996$170,913,3894Sony / Columbia
5K-19: The Widowmaker$3,043,06842%2,8302$1,075$22,884,1132Paramount
6The Country Bears$2,051,09319%2,553--$803$3,772,9291Disney
7Mr. Deeds$1,615,46313%2,309-514$700$114,963,8645Sony / Columbia
8Reign of Fire$1,347,14231%2,005-624$672$35,314,1493Disney
9Minority Report$1,276,23137%1,365-307$935$122,499,9116Fox
10The Bourne Identity$1,079,90134%1,155-474$935$109,506,9267Universal