'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, Jun. 5 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 5 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$7,555,160-28%3,650-13$2,070$307,889,9353Fox
3The Longest Yard (2005)$6,839,065-35%3,6340$1,882$95,782,6482Paramount
4Cinderella Man$5,005,596-32%2,812--$1,780$18,321,1761Universal
5The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$2,427,253-36%2,583--$940$13,574,0921Warner Bros.
6Monster-in-Law$1,630,961-35%3,025-205$539$71,119,4064New Line
7Lords of Dogtown$1,260,345-30%1,865--$676$5,623,1911Sony / Columbia
8Crash (2005)$956,146-30%1,319-361$725$40,933,4135Lionsgate
9Kicking & Screaming$584,440-40%1,827-1139$320$47,720,4504Universal