'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 Wed, May. 12 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 12 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Van Helsing$2,860,899-12%3,575--$800$61,811,8051Universal
2Mean Girls$731,185-10%2,972133$246$44,452,4462Paramount
3Man on Fire (2004)$674,524-1%2,846-140$237$58,435,2983Fox
413 Going on 30$374,269-5%3,158-295$119$44,024,8083Sony / Columbia
5Kill Bill Vol. 2$352,593-5%1,952-722$181$58,897,4994Miramax
6Laws of Attraction$307,179-2%2,4490$125$12,997,7792New Line
8New York Minute$241,381-5%3,006--$80$6,726,4701Warner Bros.
10The Punisher$130,375-4%1,435-832$91$32,490,7714Lionsgate