'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, Aug. 3 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 3 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bourne Ultimatum$24,668,617--3,660--$6,740$24,668,6171Universal
2The Simpsons Movie$8,029,32340%3,9264$2,045$110,981,2252Fox
4I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$3,355,98155%3,289-212$1,020$84,527,7733Universal
5Hairspray (2007)$3,010,18226%3,115-6$966$72,646,9203New Line
6Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$2,662,68824%3,125-880$852$254,168,0024Warner Bros.
7No Reservations$2,141,23947%2,4250$883$19,727,1512Warner Bros.
8Hot Rod$1,984,002--2,607--$761$1,984,0021Paramount
10Transformers$1,685,21922%2,419-930$697$292,042,5665Paramount / DreamWorks