'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 Sun, Jul. 29 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 29 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Simpsons Movie$19,479,958-18%3,922--$4,967$74,038,7021Fox
2I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$5,636,445-23%3,5016$1,610$71,682,3232Universal
3Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$5,594,928-21%4,005-280$1,397$242,439,6283Warner Bros.
4Hairspray (2007)$4,632,126-24%3,1210$1,484$59,661,9122New Line
5Transformers$3,674,836-21%3,349-413$1,097$284,677,9784Paramount / DreamWorks
6No Reservations$3,208,777-29%2,425--$1,323$11,704,8331Warner Bros.
8Live Free or Die Hard$1,640,757-30%2,271-456$722$125,398,3465Fox
9I Know Who Killed Me$992,808-16%1,320--$752$3,506,5671Sony / Columbia
10Who's Your Caddy?$699,397-37%1,019--$686$2,758,0301MGM / Weinstein