'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, Jul. 23 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 23 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$6,857,260-9%4,32550$1,585$191,833,5061Warner Bros.
2Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$2,762,3382%3,817-24$724$163,089,9313Fox
3Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$1,768,5374%3,857-436$459$371,092,7664Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Proposal$1,440,7095%3,043123$473$133,666,0705Disney
5The Hangover$1,234,6505%2,6670$463$240,619,8477Warner Bros.
6Public Enemies$1,029,2852%3,118-3$330$83,928,5803Universal
9My Sister's Keeper$541,751-3%1,9670$275$43,744,2494Warner Bros.
10I Love You Beth Cooper$536,977-1%1,87214$287$12,658,9122Fox