'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, Jun. 29 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 29 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Wanted (2008)$14,271,075-19%3,175--$4,495$50,926,5671Universal
3Get Smart$5,712,256-28%3,9154$1,459$77,479,6802Warner Bros.
4Kung Fu Panda$3,650,050-21%3,670-383$995$179,277,3624Paramount / DreamWorks
5The Incredible Hulk$2,896,480-23%3,349-159$865$115,858,3163Universal
6Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$1,597,473-27%2,556-615$625$300,084,6946Paramount
7The Love Guru$1,508,611-23%3,0120$501$25,223,7052Paramount
8The Happening$1,189,506-22%2,483-503$479$59,120,3973Fox
9Sex and the City$1,161,751-21%1,755-687$662$140,171,4485Warner Bros. / New Line
10You Don't Mess with the Zohan$945,749-24%2,147-1131$440$91,189,1694Sony / Columbia