'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, Jul. 26 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 26 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$8,934,901-20%4,3250$2,066$221,295,2272Warner Bros.
3The Ugly Truth$7,425,039-21%2,882--$2,576$27,605,4451Sony / Columbia
4Orphan$3,436,323-24%2,750--$1,250$12,871,9131Warner Bros.
5Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$2,553,936-21%3,300-517$774$171,498,0904Fox
6Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$2,421,704-25%3,237-620$748$379,218,1005Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Hangover$1,823,646-31%2,285-382$798$247,081,2068Warner Bros.
8The Proposal$1,685,132-34%2,779-264$606$140,045,4756Disney
9Public Enemies$1,339,105-24%2,291-827$585$88,281,0424Universal