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 Sun, Aug. 5 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 5 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bourne Ultimatum$19,324,326-24%3,660--$5,280$69,283,5241Universal
2The Simpsons Movie$7,510,046-22%3,9264$1,913$128,061,4172Fox
3Underdog$3,114,090-28%3,013--$1,034$11,584,6041Disney
4I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$3,076,432-27%3,289-212$935$91,798,9403Universal
5Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$3,072,328-19%3,125-880$983$261,028,1414Warner Bros.
6Hairspray (2007)$2,700,549-23%3,115-6$867$78,862,8243New Line
7Transformers$1,937,986-19%2,419-930$801$296,379,4645Paramount / DreamWorks
8No Reservations$1,850,060-29%2,4250$763$24,172,7312Warner Bros.
9Hot Rod$1,561,621-11%2,607--$599$5,309,6741Paramount
10Ratatouille$1,220,064-23%1,940-994$629$188,244,7476Disney