'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. 15 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 15 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monster-in-Law$5,807,694-39%3,424--$1,696$23,106,8601New Line
2Kicking & Screaming$5,424,984-37%3,455--$1,570$20,161,4591Universal
4Kingdom of Heaven$2,736,232-33%3,2193$850$35,096,2452Fox
5Crash (2005)$1,999,439-33%1,87612$1,066$19,615,6642Lionsgate
6House of Wax$1,650,628-38%3,1110$531$21,948,0432Warner Bros.
7The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$1,456,185-34%2,770-363$526$43,517,5183Disney
8The Interpreter$1,118,880-48%2,602-212$430$61,162,6294Universal
9XXX: State of the Union$582,087-39%2,387-1093$244$24,341,2493Sony / Columbia
10Mindhunters$549,020-27%1,040--$528$1,912,5321Dimension Films