'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 Thu, Jul. 31 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 31 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$3,554,9050%3,344--$1,063$49,009,8631Miramax / Dimension
2Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$3,395,2074%3,41657$994$190,689,2023Disney
4Bad Boys II$2,297,1421%3,20216$717$98,611,0502Sony / Columbia
5Lara Croft, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life$2,168,1750%3,222--$673$31,260,4581Paramount
6Finding Nemo$816,6687%2,025-455$403$316,160,1949Disney
7The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$669,2791%2,532-470$264$55,687,7803Fox
8Johnny English$580,401-2%2,2360$260$20,870,7072Universal
9Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$577,8711%2,660-744$217$139,871,4184Warner Bros.
10Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$418,4040%2,120-1085$197$83,852,7664MGM