'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 Mon, Aug. 25 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 25 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Freddy Vs. Jason$1,269,397-64%3,0140$421$62,470,3742New Line
2S.W.A.T.$1,126,125-62%3,204-16$351$88,973,7613Sony / Columbia
3Freaky Friday (2003)$1,046,379-57%3,05879$342$75,476,6233Disney
4Open Range$861,165-68%2,16388$398$30,178,8332Disney
5Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$834,505-60%2,404-306$347$261,760,4537Disney
6The Medallion$747,103-67%2,648--$282$8,857,2701Sony / TriStar
7My Boss's Daughter$701,964-41%2,201--$319$5,557,3971Miramax / Dimension
8Uptown Girls$691,320-53%2,4950$277$23,009,0972MGM
9American Wedding$653,326-57%2,467-518$265$91,170,1684Universal