'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, Jun. 10 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 10 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$6,823,694-1%3,855--$1,770$123,065,7701Warner Bros.
2Shrek 2$4,249,2338%4,131-92$1,029$330,018,8863DreamWorks
3The Day After Tomorrow$2,504,967-1%3,44419$727$138,607,6812Fox
4Raising Helen$957,9055%2,7214$352$27,581,2622Disney
5Troy$738,964-1%2,750-661$269$122,191,1024Warner Bros.
6Mean Girls$466,2836%1,817-801$257$79,822,0956Paramount
7Van Helsing$320,4584%2,059-832$156$115,793,2505Universal
8Soul Plane$257,480-9%1,5660$164$12,075,7782MGM