'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, Aug. 22 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 22 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superbad$3,853,825-19%2,948--$1,307$47,105,8281Sony / Columbia
2Rush Hour 3$2,060,633-18%3,7780$545$94,870,8742New Line
3The Bourne Ultimatum$1,868,654-15%3,70115$505$170,986,6333Universal
4The Simpsons Movie$853,998-20%3,162-390$270$168,236,0634Fox
5Hairspray (2007)$775,276-15%2,389-416$325$103,314,6135New Line
8The Invasion$553,985-17%2,776--$200$7,861,4351Warner Bros.
9Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$482,713-14%1,955-630$247$280,361,0256Warner Bros.
10Becoming Jane$415,371-12%1,186585$350$10,403,2353Miramax