'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, Jun. 20 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 20 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Finding Nemo$6,293,30952%3,404-21$1,849$213,706,7814Disney
32 Fast 2 Furious$3,689,26789%3,140-278$1,175$95,478,9073Universal
4Bruce Almighty$3,135,81977%3,074-403$1,020$203,875,2505Universal
5Alex & Emma$2,322,397--2,310--$1,005$2,322,3971Warner Bros.
6The Italian Job$2,164,07271%2,095-602$1,033$62,635,8924Paramount
7Rugrats Go Wild$2,102,40146%3,0410$691$18,958,5252Paramount
8Hollywood Homicide$1,894,32876%2,8400$667$17,527,7002Sony / Columbia
9Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd$1,544,86747%2,6090$592$17,207,2122New Line
10From Justin to Kelly$1,179,451--2,001--$589$1,179,4511Fox