Grosses

'American Sniper' Claims $217.1M After Two Weeks of Wide ReleaseJanuary 30, 2015 01:18 PM

by Daniel Garris

Warner's American Sniper took in $3.67 million on Thursday to lead the daily box office for a fourteenth straight day. The blockbuster Clint Eastwood directed film starring Bradley Cooper was down 4 percent from Wednesday and down a significant 52 percent from last Thursday. American Sniper easily led the weekly box office with $81.32 million for the frame. That was down a healthy 39 percent from the previous week and places the film's domestic total at $217.09 million after two weeks of wide release. American Sniper is running an extremely impressive 56 percent ahead of the $139.54 million two-week take of 2013's Gravity.

The Boy Next Door held steady in second place with $0.792 million. The Jennifer Lopez led thriller from Universal fell 6 percent from Wednesday's performance. The Boy Next Door placed in second for the week with $18.59 million. The film was off to a very solid start this week, especially with its low production budget in mind. The Boy Next Door is running 18 percent ahead of the $15.71 million seven-day take of 2010's The Back-Up Plan.

Sony's The Wedding Ringer took in $0.685 million to remain in third. The modestly budgeted comedy starring Kevin Hart and Josh Gad was down 4 percent from Wednesday and down 42 percent from last Thursday. The Wedding Ringer placed in third for the week with $14.367 million. That was down 49 percent from the previous week and brings the film's two-week total to a solid $42.44 million.

The Weinstein Company's The Imitation Game continued to claim fourth with $0.542 million for the day. The Best Picture nominee starring Benedict Cumberbatch fell a slim 2 percent from Wednesday and just 13 percent from last Thursday. The Imitation Game placed in fifth for the week with $9.28 million and has grossed a healthy $62.78 million to date.

Fellow Best Picture nominee Selma was up two spots and 14 percent over Wednesday to round out Thursday's top five with $0.480 million. The critically acclaimed film from Paramount finished in seventh this week with $7.19 million. That was down 55 percent from the previous frame and places the film's total gross at $40.91 million after three weeks of wide release.

Paddington was down one spot and 2 percent from Wednesday to land in sixth with $0.447 million. The well received family film from The Weinstein Company placed in fourth for the week with $14.364 million. Paddington was down 48 percent from last week and has grossed $42.04 million in its first two weeks.

Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Nov. 7 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 7 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Matrix Revolutions$16,529,86450%3,502--$4,720$51,844,9541Warner Bros.
2Elf$8,957,862--3,337--$2,684$8,957,8621New Line
3Brother Bear$4,230,668190%3,0303028$1,396$29,725,7932Disney
4Scary Movie 3$3,455,135241%3,288-217$1,051$85,705,7543Miramax / Dimension
5Radio$2,221,259220%2,811-263$790$31,137,1783Sony / Columbia
6The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$1,591,529211%2,378-592$669$70,025,0424New Line
7Runaway Jury$1,377,392184%2,133-603$646$36,699,4444Fox
8Mystic River$1,324,763160%1,58130$838$36,974,8574Warner Bros.
9School of Rock$917,204218%1,982-804$463$71,362,1696Paramount
10Kill Bill Vol. 1$676,879101%1,681-748$403$63,266,1475Miramax