'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 Mon, Jul. 11 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 11 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fantastic Four$6,176,770-58%3,602--$1,715$62,237,7981Fox
2War of the Worlds$3,278,359-61%3,9102$838$168,255,9412Paramount
3Batman Begins$1,315,801-56%3,344-421$393$173,220,0034Warner Bros.
4Dark Water$1,195,484-52%2,657--$450$11,134,5261Disney
5Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$1,059,877-50%2,781-204$381$159,727,4145Fox
6Herbie: Fully Loaded$871,340-43%3,002-519$290$49,161,4433Disney
7Bewitched$862,200-44%3,014-174$286$51,798,2793Sony / Columbia
10Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$334,380-55%1,355-404$247$371,151,1248Fox