'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 Sat, May. 26 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 26 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$37,701,515-12%4,362--$8,643$93,852,5111Disney
2Shrek the Third$20,627,71645%4,17250$4,944$185,181,0402Paramount / DreamWorks
3Spider-Man 3$5,526,04945%3,723-601$1,484$298,966,6024Sony / Columbia
4Bug (2007)$1,137,9285%1,661--$685$2,219,5891Lionsgate
528 Weeks Later$900,90028%2,013-292$448$22,725,5363Fox Atomic
6Georgia Rule$723,17952%1,904-627$380$15,625,4173Universal
7Disturbia$710,60330%1,632-915$435$73,766,3247Paramount / DreamWorks