'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 Sun, Jul. 13 2003

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#TitleSun, Jul. 13 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$14,374,528-17%3,269--$4,397$70,626,2741Disney
2The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$6,126,259-27%3,002--$2,041$23,075,6381Fox
3Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$5,751,254-26%3,5040$1,641$110,314,4952Warner Bros.
4Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$3,049,167-33%3,37525$903$62,897,8302MGM
5Finding Nemo$2,393,964-27%2,643-259$906$291,068,9867Disney
6Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$1,935,956-31%3,202-283$605$81,535,2843Sony / Columbia
728 Days Later$1,335,998-18%1,396-11$957$28,450,5933Fox Searchlight
8Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas$1,237,441-22%3,0860$401$18,806,4172DreamWorks
10The Italian Job$739,504-35%1,364-220$542$88,833,2047Paramount