'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 Thu, Aug. 30 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 30 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superbad$1,734,821-8%2,9480$588$76,835,3512Sony / Columbia
2Balls of Fury$1,270,518-25%2,810--$452$2,962,3050Rogue
3The Bourne Ultimatum$997,8762%3,561-140$280$189,422,0804Universal
4Rush Hour 3$747,726-3%3,408-370$219$111,867,7003New Line
5Mr. Bean's Holiday$668,639-4%1,714--$390$13,002,2621Universal
6The Nanny Diaries$603,149-4%2,629--$229$10,151,0451MGM / Weinstein
9Hairspray (2007)$365,9930%2,016-373$182$108,805,4516New Line
10The Simpsons Movie$328,241-6%2,451-711$134$174,896,5285Fox