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Box Score: American Sniper easily holds pole position

Scoring the best second wide weekend ever for an R-rated film, American Sniper [AMSNP] crossed $200.1 million with an estimated $64.4 million.  The war biopic slipped just 28% from last weekend, the best of any film opening above $85 million.  Word of mouth will continue to bring non-tradition moviegoers to American Sniper.

The Boy Next Door [BOYND] debuted in second place with $15.0 million.  Connecting with its target demographic, the audience was 45% Latinos,  71% female, and 65% over the age of 25.

Paddington [PADTN] stayed in third at $12.4 million, down 35% from its debut.  The bear has banked $40.1 million.

The Wedding Ringer [WEDRN] dropped 47% to $11.0 million and fourth overall.  The comedy has earned $39.5 million.

Strange Magic [STMGC] grossed $5.5 million to open at the seventh spot.  Mortdecai [MRTDC] crashed and burned at ninth with only $4.1 million.

 

Rank TITLE F-S-S TOTAL
1 AMERICAN SNIPER $64,365,000 $200,137,000
2 THE BOY NEXT DOOR $15,000,530 $15,000,530
3 PADDINGTON $12,391,000 $40,062,430
4 THE WEDDING RINGER $11,000,000 $39,500,000
5 TAKEN 3 $7,600,000 $76,051,000
6 THE IMITATION GAME $7,136,000 $60,642,281
7 STRANGE MAGIC $5,534,000 $5,534,000
8 SELMA $5,500,000 $39,220,000
9 MORDECAI $4,125,000 $4,125,000
10 INTO THE WOODS $3,886,000 $121,494,000
11 THE HOBBIT: BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES $2,805,000 $249,576,000
12 UNBROKEN $2,055,680 $112,420,845


Tag(s): AMSNP, BOYND, PADTN, WEDRN, STMGC, MRTDC

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By Antibody on Sunday, January 25, 2015 @ 10:39 AM 1663 views

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