'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. 2 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 2 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$3,903,937-3%3,6632$1,066$282,802,0042Fox
3The Longest Yard (2005)$3,448,257-6%3,634--$949$69,705,6711Paramount
4The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$1,606,036-25%2,529--$635$3,741,1250Warner Bros.
5Monster-in-Law$866,4082%3,230-194$268$65,096,2113New Line
6Crash (2005)$487,1092%1,680-225$290$37,665,8174Lionsgate
7Kicking & Screaming$427,3960%2,966-504$144$45,408,8853Universal
9Kingdom of Heaven$151,0104%1,328-1480$114$45,510,2694Fox
10The Interpreter$123,344-7%1,171-993$105$69,609,5016Universal