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 Tue, Feb. 19 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 19 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jumper$1,826,574-61%3,428--$533$40,545,8221Fox
2The Spiderwick Chronicles$1,405,733-75%3,847--$365$28,521,5591Paramount
3Step Up 2 the Streets$1,067,993-67%2,470--$432$29,794,2481Disney
4Fool's Gold$824,955-58%3,1250$264$44,634,4102Warner Bros.
5Definitely, Maybe$705,159-59%2,204--$320$15,296,8751Universal
6Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$489,728-66%2,3870$205$30,672,2312Universal
7Juno$420,715-57%1,865-456$226$125,473,1788Fox Searchlight
8The Bucket List$313,780-54%2,307-446$136$81,972,9346Warner Bros.
927 Dresses$276,823-60%1,936-905$143$70,926,0165Fox
10There Will Be Blood$265,664-59%1,410-210$188$31,884,8878Paramount Vantage