Grosses

'American Sniper' Easily Remains #1 on Tuesday with $5.02MJanuary 28, 2015 12:20 PM

by Daniel Garris

Warner's American Sniper grossed $5.02 million on Tuesday to lead the daily box office for a twelfth consecutive day. The blockbuster Clint Eastwood directed film starring Bradley Cooper was up 20 percent over Monday and down a sizable 49 percent from last Tuesday. American Sniper has grossed a massive $209.60 million after twelve days of wide release. That places the film an extremely impressive 58 percent ahead of the $132.53 million twelve-day take of 2013's Gravity. Given the magnitude of its grosses and its continued strong holding power, American Sniper looks like it will have no problem remaining in first place over the upcoming weekend.

The Boy Next Door held steady in second place with $1.22 million. The Jennifer Lopez led thriller from Universal was up a very healthy 49 percent over Monday. The Boy Next Door has grossed $16.95 million in five days, which is towards the higher end of pre-release expectations and represents a good start, especially with the film's low production budget in mind. The Boy Next Door is running 20.5 percent ahead of the $14.07 million five-day take of 2010's The Back-Up Plan.

Sony's The Wedding Ringer took in $0.973 million to remain in third. The modestly budgeted comedy starring Kevin Hart and Josh Gad was up 42 percent over Monday and down 43 percent from last Tuesday. The Wedding Ringer has grossed $41.04 million in twelve days. The film is currently running 4 percent ahead of the $39.42 million twelve-day take of last year's About Last Night.

The Weinstein Company's The Imitation Game was up one spot and an impressive 54 percent over Monday to take fourth on Tuesday with $0.749 million. The Best Picture nominee starring Benedict Cumberbatch was up 4 percent over last Tuesday. The Imitation Game continues to display strong holding power and has grossed a healthy $61.69 million to date.

Fellow Weinstein Company release Paddington was down one spot from Monday to round out Tuesday's top five with $0.669 million. The well received family film was up 27 percent over Monday and down just 34 percent from last Tuesday. Paddington has grossed $41.13 million in twelve days. That places the film a slim 1 percent below the $41.58 million twelve-day take of last year's The Nut Job.

Lionsgate's Mortdecai and Disney's Strange Magic continued their poor starts with respective eighth place and ninth place grosses of $0.404 million and $0.304 million. Strange Magic has only managed $6.03 million in five days, while the five-day start for Mortdecai stands at an even softer $4.88 million. Both films will obviously disappear from theatres quickly.

Daily Domestic Gross Sat, Sep. 11 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 11 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Resident Evil: Afterlife$9,809,654-9%3,203--$3,063$20,548,6161Sony / Screen Gems
2Takers$2,645,90448%2,191-15$1,208$46,440,1523Sony / Screen Gems
3The American$2,517,67641%2,83310$889$26,735,1492Focus
4Machete$1,750,25531%2,6788$654$19,706,2912Fox
5Going the Distance (2010)$1,619,34926%3,0300$534$13,072,5142Warner Bros. / New Line
6The Other Guys$1,591,84659%2,246-361$709$111,685,8966Sony / Columbia
7The Last Exorcism$1,560,11948%2,731-143$571$37,356,6153Lionsgate
8The Expendables$1,473,45357%3,058-340$482$97,657,0265Lionsgate
9Inception$1,304,97957%1,583-121$824$281,545,9389Warner Bros.
10Eat Pray Love$1,235,17339%2,339-324$528$73,859,5655Sony / Columbia
11Nanny McPhee Returns$981,060118%2,364-344$415$25,630,9454Universal
12The Switch (2010)$920,52945%1,595-290$577$24,557,9514Miramax
13Despicable Me$770,225124%1,375-225$560$242,988,84510Universal
14Vampires Suck$749,65583%1,670-764$449$34,760,7304Fox
15The Twilight Saga: Eclipse$327,27050%1,187791$276$299,435,63611Summit

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleSat, Sep. 11 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lottery Ticket$608,07787%905-405$672$22,340,5034Warner Bros.
2Scott Pilgrim vs. the World$368,30549%619-188$595$30,234,0455Universal
3Toy Story 3$342,148124%712-808$481$409,708,66013Disney
4Avatar$319,75366%436-376$733$759,343,72139Fox
5Piranha 3D$311,55949%825-964$378$24,156,7484Weinstein Company
6Salt$290,35256%484-221$600$116,297,9208Sony / Columbia
7Dinner for Schmucks$230,27454%536-268$430$71,732,5857Paramount / DreamWorks
8Flipped$217,34750%442414$492$1,145,4966Warner Bros.
9Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore$188,402120%425-30$443$42,542,1427Warner Bros.
10Grown Ups$177,86165%339-44$525$160,583,96312Sony / Columbia
11The Kids Are All Right$122,18368%218-21$560$20,175,64610Focus
12Ramona and Beezus$88,066119%275-30$320$25,468,2708Fox
13The Last Airbender$85,47189%220-37$389$131,345,51011Paramount
14The Karate Kid (2010)$61,478100%168-59$366$176,431,44314Sony / Columbia
15Winter's Bone$57,92041%11020$527$5,771,82514Roadside Attractions
16Charlie St. Cloud$51,28059%190-30$270$31,114,1657Universal

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleSat, Sep. 11 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hubble 3D$65,03270%60-63$1,084$15,308,03426Warner Bros. / IMAX
2The Tillman Story$37,50356%251$1,500$399,8084Weinstein Company
3Predators$26,33585%86-25$306$51,844,86010Fox
4Knight and Day$23,96121%93-49$258$76,296,94212Fox
5The Concert$18,005105%19-1$948$490,9778Weinstein Company
6The Romantics$15,257-5%2--$7,629$31,3851Four of a Kind
7Under the Sea 3D$12,834104%15-1$856$24,149,23083Warner Bros. / IMAX
8Bran Nue Dae$11,02274%16--$689$17,3631Freestyle Releasing
9La Soga$9,465-14%72$1,352$185,87357-57 Releasing
10Cyrus$6,48227%260$249$7,395,75513Fox Searchlight
11The Disappearance of Alice Creed$2,066100%4-2$517$152,6726Anchor Bay
12Solitary Man$1,88474%9-15$209$4,346,36017Anchor Bay
13White Wedding (2009)$94926%2-2$475$10,3642Dada Films
14Princess Kaiulani$85736%30$286$879,82918Roadside Attractions