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 Thu, Jul. 8 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 8 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man 2$9,137,098-9%4,1520$2,201$211,255,7251Sony / Columbia
2King Arthur (2004)$3,610,783-25%3,003--$1,202$8,429,1680Disney
3Fahrenheit 9/11$2,478,424-5%1,725541$1,437$69,103,8412Lionsgate
4The Notebook (2004)$1,593,5080%2,32320$686$36,552,5982New Line
5DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$1,441,913-2%2,953-67$488$92,158,8283Fox
6White Chicks$1,255,597-2%2,80074$448$50,681,1392Sony / Columbia
7Shrek 2$1,138,9721%2,609-328$437$414,072,8597DreamWorks
8The Terminal$998,3412%2,782-132$359$60,284,6323DreamWorks
9Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$987,0454%2,725-279$362$228,748,4235Warner Bros.
10Garfield$634,6495%2,458-173$258$66,086,4244Fox