'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 Fri, Jul. 8 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 8 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fantastic Four$21,263,198--3,602--$5,903$21,263,1981Fox
2War of the Worlds$9,713,71557%3,9102$2,484$144,222,4022Paramount
3Dark Water$3,873,786--2,657--$1,458$3,873,7861Disney
4Batman Begins$3,054,13538%3,344-421$913$164,945,9124Warner Bros.
5Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$2,479,09267%2,781-204$891$153,275,6145Fox
6Herbie: Fully Loaded$2,176,73530%3,002-519$725$44,406,9963Disney
7Bewitched$1,896,87927%3,014-174$629$47,248,7253Sony / Columbia
10Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$765,02544%1,355-404$565$368,980,6088Fox