'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. 6 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 6 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Knocked Up$3,631,025-12%2,871--$1,265$42,878,1531Universal
2Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$3,478,268-8%4,3620$797$228,969,7182Disney
3Shrek the Third$2,501,771-3%4,109-63$609$263,644,3553Paramount / DreamWorks
4Mr. Brooks$881,779-11%2,453--$359$12,877,6101MGM
5Spider-Man 3$711,044-5%3,402-321$209$320,554,7365Sony / Columbia
628 Weeks Later$152,320-7%1,121-892$136$27,074,8174Fox Atomic
8Bug (2007)$146,041-4%1,6610$88$6,614,7062Lionsgate
9Disturbia$132,567-2%1,035-597$128$77,104,7628Paramount / DreamWorks