'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, Jul. 4 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 4 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$13,036,36110%3,504--$3,720$41,383,5441Warner Bros.
2Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$6,133,111-14%3,350--$1,831$22,419,4701MGM
3Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$3,647,2155%3,48526$1,047$56,707,3942Sony / Columbia
4Finding Nemo$2,904,5949%2,902-431$1,001$266,784,8286Disney
6Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas$1,741,8215%3,086--$564$4,925,2921DreamWorks
728 Days Later$1,326,81723%1,407147$943$15,876,5352Fox Searchlight
8The Italian Job$1,037,68630%1,584-437$655$80,742,1086Paramount
9Bruce Almighty$993,28820%1,929-722$515$225,633,6127Universal
102 Fast 2 Furious$595,630-2%1,779-1038$335$117,390,8925Universal