'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 Fri, May. 9 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 9 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X2: X-Men United$12,372,199169%3,7498$3,300$120,015,8292Fox
2Daddy Day Care$7,599,245--3,370--$2,255$7,599,2451Sony / Columbia
3The Lizzie McGuire Movie$2,234,757408%2,8250$791$21,554,5122Disney
4Identity$1,976,484193%2,618-115$755$34,879,4163Sony / Columbia
5Anger Management$1,641,555208%2,819-652$582$119,085,0025Sony / Columbia
7Malibu's Most Wanted$656,208303%2,008-332$327$30,278,5814Warner Bros.
9It Runs in the Family (2003)$225,81159%1,2070$187$6,009,0393MGM
10Agent Cody Banks$98,997347%1,224-180$81$46,992,3409MGM