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 Wed, Jun. 24 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 24 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$62,016,254--4,234--$14,647$62,016,2540Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Proposal$4,001,008-14%3,056--$1,309$46,945,4201Disney
3The Hangover$3,084,779-12%3,545190$870$163,209,4273Warner Bros.
4Up$2,690,485-8%3,562-324$755$234,659,9994Disney
5Year One$1,479,380-20%3,022--$490$25,296,5541Sony / Columbia
6The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$867,142-24%3,013-61$288$47,230,7722Sony / Columbia
7Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$751,141-22%2,409-956$312$159,059,2405Fox
8Star Trek$701,04430%2,307-331$304$242,064,9627Paramount
9Imagine That$360,536-25%3,0113$120$12,788,6912Paramount
10Land of the Lost$285,242-43%1,905-1629$150$45,376,4003Universal