'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, Aug. 28 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 28 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1S.W.A.T.$867,585-7%3,204-16$271$91,922,2133Sony / Columbia
2Freaky Friday (2003)$818,023-6%3,05879$268$78,240,5003Disney
3Open Range$801,662-4%2,16388$371$32,735,2612Disney
4Freddy Vs. Jason$790,003-12%3,0140$262$65,288,5232New Line
5Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$745,662-5%2,404-306$310$264,199,3007Disney
7The Medallion$517,332-7%2,648--$195$10,654,9631Sony / TriStar
8Uptown Girls$513,667-12%2,4950$206$24,818,2462MGM
9American Wedding$505,877-11%2,467-518$205$92,935,7174Universal
10My Boss's Daughter$426,889-16%2,201--$194$7,103,2531Miramax / Dimension