'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. 22 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 22 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$34,212,009-16%3,661--$9,345$158,448,6761Fox
2Monster-in-Law$3,929,972-34%3,4240$1,148$44,179,8092New Line
3Kicking & Screaming$3,053,506-32%3,47015$880$34,197,7472Universal
4Crash (2005)$1,660,288-29%1,90529$872$27,649,5693Lionsgate
6Kingdom of Heaven$1,127,797-21%2,808-411$402$41,218,3003Fox
7House of Wax$912,785-33%2,766-345$330$26,915,4183Warner Bros.
8The Interpreter$757,763-43%2,164-438$350$65,405,4965Universal
9The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$626,666-27%2,211-559$283$46,902,5884Disney
10Mindhunters$322,910-19%1,0400$310$3,565,5982Dimension Films