'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 Mon, Jun. 9 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 9 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Finding Nemo$4,502,944-70%3,39117$1,328$148,549,8592Disney
22 Fast 2 Furious$4,174,056-67%3,408--$1,225$54,646,7791Universal
3Bruce Almighty$1,969,467-67%3,54957$555$173,406,7203Universal
4The Italian Job$1,371,907-64%2,877244$477$41,374,1672Paramount
5The Matrix Reloaded$977,403-63%3,225-228$303$248,760,6444Warner Bros.
6Daddy Day Care$351,432-71%2,713-415$130$88,818,4695Sony / Columbia
7Wrong Turn$328,636-59%1,614-1$204$10,070,8862Fox
8X2: X-Men United$306,577-64%2,050-480$150$204,568,1066Fox
9The In-Laws$185,398-63%2,047-605$91$18,084,5383Warner Bros.