'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, Sep. 2 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 2 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Halloween (2007)$6,911,842-19%3,472--$1,991$26,363,1711MGM / Weinstein
2Superbad$4,739,93311%3,00254$1,579$89,302,4053Sony / Columbia
3The Bourne Ultimatum$3,980,3844%3,290-389$1,210$199,833,6685Universal
4Balls of Fury$3,791,617-8%3,052--$1,242$14,315,6001Rogue
5Rush Hour 3$3,147,563-5%3,008-400$1,046$120,410,0544New Line
6Mr. Bean's Holiday$2,188,384-2%1,76551$1,240$18,985,6172Universal
7The Nanny Diaries$1,798,767-6%2,6367$682$15,287,3502MGM / Weinstein
9Death Sentence$1,411,727-3%1,822--$775$4,230,8621Fox