NORTH AMERICA: 'American Sniper' Closes In On Staggering $130 Million In Six Days
on January 22, 2015
Warner Bros. reports American Sniper added another $7.56 million in first place on Wednesday, bringing its total up to $128.1 million. The Chris Kyle biopic starring Bradley Cooper, and directed by Clint Eastwood, has already amassed a higher total gross in six days of wide release than Lone Survivor's entire $125.1 million domestic run last year.
In second place, The Wedding Ringer took in $1.15 million yesterday. The Kevin Hart comedy's six-day total is $26.9 million, 10 percent off the pace of About Last Night.
Taken 3 slotted third on Wednesday with another $0.72 million, down 66 percent from last Wednesday. The Liam Neeson action sequel has earned $67.7 million through 13 days of release.
In fourth place, Selma added $0.6 million for a 39.5 percent week-to-week drop. The Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic has earned $33.0 million domestically thus far.
Paddington claimed fifth place yesterday with a $0.57 million take, giving the film a six-day start of $27.1 million -- less than 1 percent behind the pace of The Nut Job.
Meanwhile, Blackhat grossed $0.27 million yesterday. Its six-day cume is $5.15 million.