#BOXOFFICE: “AMERICAN SNIPER” ON-TOP A THIRD WEEK
For a third straight week, AMERICAN SNIPER shows absolute domination of the Box Office in North America, bringing-in $31 million from 3,885 theatres for Warner Bros. In six weeks, this latest effort from Clint Eastwood brings-in $248 million.
PADDINGTON continues to benefit from word-of-mouth for The Weinstein Co./eOne Films, rising to second spot with $7.8 million in its third week out. Cumulatively, the Film has made almost $50 million.4
Teen-Time Travel Romp PROJECT ALMANAC debuts in third with $7.7 million for Paramount Pictures. Critics weren’t sold on it with a 36% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it a decent B CinemaScore.
BLACK OR WHITE debuts in fourth for D Films/Relativity Media with $6.2 million from 1,823 theatres. The TIFF ’14 Selection starring Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer, debuts with strong Audience reaction, an A- CinemaScore and a 34% on the Tomatometer.
THE BOY NEXT DOOR lands in fifth this weekend with $5.7 million for Universal Pictures, now in its second week out, a two-week total of $25 million.
THE IMITATION GAME continues to roll along well for Elevation Pictures/The Weinstein Co. in its Oscar Trail, in seventh spot this weekend with $5.3 million, a total $68 million grossed in its tenth week out.
THE LOFT debuts in tenth with $2.6 million for Open Road Films. The Danish Adaptation Thriller starring James Marsden and Wentworth Miller has yet to get a Canadian release.