'Lone Survivor' #1 on Wednesday with $2.8 Million

on January 16, 2014 by Shawn Robbins

Universal reports that Lone Survivor grabbed another $2.82 million on Wednesday, dropping 22 percent from Tuesday's gross. The hit war drama has banked $47.98 million in its first six days, putting it 31 percent ahead of the pace of last year's Zero Dark Thirty at the same point in its wide release cycle. Look for a strong hold this weekend as word of mouth will continue propelling the pic through the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday frame.

Sony's American Hustle added $1.01 million to its haul yesterday. The Oscar contender was off 22 percent from the same day last week and has brought in $104.6 million in total so far, a figure that will continue increasing at a healthy pace thanks to its strong showing at the Oscar nomination ceremony.

The Wolf of Wall Street was down 39 percent from Wednesday of last week to $1.0 million yesterday. Martin Scorsese's controversial Oscar nominee starring Leonardo DiCaprio has amassed $81.7 million domestically so far. Wolf will likewise continue to post healthy numbers in the weeks to come thanks to Oscar attention.

Disney's Frozen rang up $0.75 million on Wednesday, down 36 percent from the same day last week. With a phenomenal $319.8 million under its belt since opening in late November, look for Frozen to continue reeling in families over the upcoming holiday weekend.

August: Osage County rounded out the top five on Wednesday with $0.7 million. Its pull thus far has reached $9.85 million as The Weinstein Company readies another major expansion for the film this coming weekend.

Tags: Lone Survivor, Frozen, American Hustle, The Wolf of Wall Street, August: Osage County

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