'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, May. 24 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 24 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek 2$11,512,245-67%4,163--$2,765$140,495,7121DreamWorks
2Troy$2,816,648-58%3,4110$826$88,776,5612Warner Bros.
3Van Helsing$1,059,132-65%3,418-162$310$101,585,5543Universal
4Mean Girls$726,975-60%3,05439$238$65,437,8534Paramount
5Man on Fire (2004)$432,270-60%2,104-546$205$69,895,0955Fox
613 Going on 30$276,328-60%2,028-628$136$52,354,7305Sony / Columbia
7Breakin' All the Rules$245,436-67%1,3180$186$9,300,3562Sony / Screen Gems
8New York Minute$132,110-68%2,360-646$56$12,754,5053Warner Bros.
9Laws of Attraction$94,395-58%1,010-993$93$16,958,5564New Line