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. 19 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 19 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$7,617,718-10%4,285104$1,778$175,354,7271Warner Bros.
2Transformers$4,261,444-5%4,05039$1,052$242,464,4012Paramount / DreamWorks
3Ratatouille$2,969,142-8%3,6250$819$154,619,3403Disney
4Live Free or Die Hard$1,449,415-3%3,201-14$453$109,168,0343Fox
5License to Wed$1,162,521-1%2,715111$428$34,919,9862Warner Bros.
6Evan Almighty$849,981-6%2,697-5$315$91,012,5634Universal
71408$658,511-3%2,206-88$299$64,834,4934MGM / Weinstein
8Knocked Up$547,133-7%1,710-3$320$140,408,4207Universal
9Ocean's Thirteen$257,167-4%1,244-221$207$113,525,8516Warner Bros.
10Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$243,2061%1,312-80$185$128,126,5235Fox