'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 Sun, May. 1 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 1 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$4,767,837-44%3,133--$1,522$21,105,2331Disney
2The Interpreter$3,123,746-53%2,7646$1,130$43,152,8562Universal
3XXX: State of the Union$3,100,557-43%3,480--$891$12,713,2921Sony / Columbia
4The Amityville Horror (2005)$1,835,528-47%3,058-265$600$54,817,4763MGM
5Sahara (2005)$1,377,842-50%3,112-88$443$56,888,0734Paramount
6A Lot Like Love$1,034,604-54%2,5020$414$14,560,2492Disney
7Kung Fu Hustle$904,162-38%2,440-63$371$12,444,3684Sony Pictures Classics
8Fever Pitch (2005)$727,575-58%2,192-683$332$36,319,2884Fox
10Sin City$536,721-40%1,665-678$322$70,618,8915Miramax / Dimension