'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. 18 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 18 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bad Boys II$16,883,886--3,186--$5,299$16,883,8861Sony / Columbia
2Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$10,505,56063%3,35990$3,128$109,478,4872Disney
3The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$3,182,90758%3,0020$1,060$35,555,8792Fox
4Johnny English$3,108,325--2,236--$1,390$3,108,3251Universal
5Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$2,855,25356%3,404-100$839$121,421,9143Warner Bros.
6Finding Nemo$2,698,546110%2,480-163$1,088$299,217,6438Disney
7How to Deal$2,688,895--2,319--$1,160$2,688,8951New Line
8Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$2,101,48752%3,205-170$656$71,434,5493MGM
9Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$1,276,25544%2,261-941$564$86,700,4974Sony / Columbia
1028 Days Later$809,79756%1,310-86$618$31,667,2654Fox Searchlight