'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 Fri, Aug. 1 2014

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 1 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Guardians of the Galaxy$37,845,336--4,080--$9,276$37,845,3361Disney
3Get On Up$4,887,830--2,468--$1,980$4,887,8301Universal
4Hercules (2014)$3,170,03250%3,5950$882$44,818,0802Paramount
5Dawn of The Planet of The Apes$2,440,43152%3,283-385$743$183,070,1044Fox
6The Purge: Anarchy$1,844,68064%2,656-200$695$59,255,6553Universal
7Planes: Fire and Rescue$1,774,94835%3,241-598$548$42,947,1543Disney
8Sex Tape$1,077,95955%2,500-562$431$31,436,4233Sony / Columbia
9And So It Goes$929,50470%1,81654$512$8,058,2872Clarius Entertainment
10Transformers: Age of Extinction$618,73622%1,732-744$357$239,584,6516Paramount
11Tammy$475,10931%1,415-1147$336$80,437,8145Warner Bros. / New Line

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleFri, Aug. 1 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Most Wanted Man$838,358238%726365$1,155$4,573,0072Roadside Attractions
322 Jump Street$345,70815%828-785$418$187,606,7908Sony / Columbia
4How to Train Your Dragon 2$334,046-8%861-497$388$167,688,1038Fox / DreamWorks Animation
5Edge of Tomorrow$180,571223%40249$449$98,172,3319Warner Bros.
6Begin Again$179,1508%727-517$246$13,266,4876Weinstein Company
7Wish I Was Here$169,45337%753128$225$2,613,4193Focus
8Chef$155,10573%350-55$443$27,807,57413Open Road
9The Fluffy Movie$153,21741%4320$355$1,993,1692Open Road
10Earth to Echo$141,154-37%536-736$263$36,648,8235Relativity Media
11Kick$120,61559%162-15$745$1,781,3522UTV Motion Pictures
12America (2014)$101,846-4%478-282$213$13,821,8896Lionsgate
13The Fault in Our Stars$97,07811%282-105$344$123,183,8169Fox
14Godzilla (2014)$71,27538%277-25$257$199,993,37812Warner Bros.
15Jersey Boys$70,4022%286-176$246$46,008,1677Warner Bros.
16X-Men: Days of Future Past$54,9436%190-99$289$231,564,19611Fox
17Rio 2$51,86819%212-18$245$130,901,18417Fox
18Blended$43,99037%187-36$235$45,783,50811Warner Bros.
19Neighbors (2014)$39,76053%177-31$225$149,636,72013Universal
20Think Like a Man Too$38,101--115-202$331$64,954,3897Sony / Screen Gems
21The Amazing Spider-Man 2$34,615--161-26$215$202,558,65014Sony / Columbia
23I Origins$18,00464%12246$148$184,1243Fox Searchlight

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleFri, Aug. 1 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Island of Lemurs: Madagascar$52,090-13%410$1,270$5,321,78218Warner Bros. / IMAX
2Deliver Us from Evil (2014)$25,951--97-224$268$30,455,5995Sony / Screen Gems
3Calvary$19,852--4--$4,963$19,8521Fox Searchlight
4Heaven is for Real$15,403--96-33$160$91,348,87916Sony / TriStar
5The Grand Seduction$13,24412%50-24$265$3,170,30310eOne Films US
6Mr. Peabody & Sherman$8,82240%591$150$111,375,99822Fox / DreamWorks Animation
7Words and Pictures$3,673-11%18-10$204$2,132,29011Roadside Attractions
8Yves Saint Laurent$2,347-17%80$293$254,7696Weinstein Company
9The LEGO Movie$2,159-90%38-164$57$257,711,71526Warner Bros.
10God's Not Dead$939-14%7-2$134$60,750,96020Freestyle / Pure Flix
11Fed Up$880175%7-6$126$1,530,81913RADiUS-TWC
12Godzilla: The Japanese Original$410--1--$410$146,82816Rialto Pictures
13Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon$332225%40$83$210,0069RADiUS-TWC
14As It Is in Heaven (2014)$111--1--$111$9,5564Embark Visuals
15A Long Way Off$77-9%10$77$29,4519Moving Visions Entertainment
16Accident (2014 re-issue)$42--1--$42$16,82511Rialto Pictures