'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, May. 23 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 23 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek the Third$5,771,272-12%4,122--$1,400$144,479,4651Paramount / DreamWorks
2Spider-Man 3$1,554,200-6%4,32472$359$287,937,2453Sony / Columbia
328 Weeks Later$509,692-11%2,3052$221$20,691,5822Fox Atomic
4Georgia Rule$378,685-4%2,5318$150$14,069,8732Universal
5Disturbia$281,433-2%2,547-559$110$72,261,2076Paramount / DreamWorks
6Fracture$250,024-3%1,607-595$156$35,344,2185New Line
7Delta Farce$143,1480%1,9310$74$6,569,7372Lionsgate
8The Invisible$117,034-2%1,378-565$85$18,013,7354Disney