'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, Aug. 4 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 4 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bourne Ultimatum$25,290,5813%3,660--$6,910$49,959,1981Universal
2The Simpsons Movie$9,570,14619%3,9264$2,438$120,551,3712Fox
4I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$4,194,73525%3,289-212$1,275$88,722,5083Universal
5Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$3,787,81142%3,125-880$1,212$257,955,8134Warner Bros.
6Hairspray (2007)$3,515,35517%3,115-6$1,129$76,162,2753New Line
7No Reservations$2,595,52021%2,4250$1,070$22,322,6712Warner Bros.
8Transformers$2,398,91242%2,419-930$992$294,441,4785Paramount / DreamWorks
9Hot Rod$1,764,051-11%2,607--$677$3,748,0531Paramount