'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 Wed, Jun. 29 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 29 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1War of the Worlds$21,256,178--3,908--$5,439$21,256,1780Paramount
2Batman Begins$2,574,186-31%3,765-93$684$132,826,9962Warner Bros.
3Herbie: Fully Loaded$2,202,979-1%3,521220$626$24,229,8761Disney
4Bewitched$2,021,054-22%3,174--$637$27,515,7481Sony / Columbia
5Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$1,623,424-28%3,040-411$534$131,674,1283Fox
7Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$653,506-23%1,972-951$331$360,794,3706Fox
8The Longest Yard (2005)$584,351-26%1,790-1522$326$144,121,9475Paramount
9George A. Romero's Land of the Dead$562,949-41%2,249--$250$12,932,2691Universal
10The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$514,890-22%2,352-303$219$32,312,3953Miramax / Dimension