'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, Sep. 12 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 12 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
13:10 to Yuma (2007)$1,275,354-14%2,652--$481$18,158,6231Lionsgate
2Superbad$721,803-8%3,06967$235$105,408,7564Sony / Columbia
3Halloween (2007)$600,651-10%3,4753$173$45,653,7802MGM / Weinstein
4Shoot 'Em Up$479,683-16%2,108--$228$7,299,1831New Line
5The Bourne Ultimatum$421,307-10%3,081-209$137$211,590,8786Universal
6Balls of Fury$321,3712%3,08129$104$25,160,4502Rogue
7Rush Hour 3$276,533-1%2,690-318$103$129,521,1825New Line
8The Nanny Diaries$229,049-2%2,444-192$94$21,541,1623MGM / Weinstein
9Death Sentence$174,029-11%1,8231$95$8,523,2282Fox
10Mr. Bean's Holiday$168,8150%1,77813$95$25,571,7803Universal