'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, May. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mean Girls$793,555-11%2,839--$280$28,398,7561Paramount
2Man on Fire (2004)$774,140-10%2,9866$259$48,117,2322Fox
3Kill Bill Vol. 2$433,509-13%2,674-399$162$54,783,4133Miramax
413 Going on 30$385,327-19%3,45315$112$37,060,4312Sony / Columbia
6Laws of Attraction$326,425-22%2,449--$133$8,418,9351New Line
7The Punisher$261,332-7%2,267-382$115$30,956,2793Lionsgate
9The Passion of the Christ$127,849-5%1,832-437$70$367,245,57910Newmarket
10Hellboy$115,523-6%1,563-655$74$58,029,3425Sony / Columbia