'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. 20 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 20 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$12,599,833--3,495--$3,605$12,599,8331Universal
2Hairspray (2007)$10,984,460--3,121--$3,520$10,984,4601New Line
3Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$10,215,15634%4,2850$2,384$185,569,8832Warner Bros.
4Transformers$6,097,46043%3,762-288$1,621$248,561,8613Paramount / DreamWorks
6Live Free or Die Hard$2,173,98650%2,727-474$797$111,342,0204Fox
7License to Wed$1,156,079-1%2,525-190$458$36,076,0653Warner Bros.
81408$843,17528%1,451-755$581$65,677,6685MGM / Weinstein
9Evan Almighty$836,772-2%1,779-918$470$91,849,3355Universal
10Knocked Up$721,73932%1,288-422$560$141,130,1598Universal