American Sniper, which was released in a limited number of theaters last month so it could qualify for this year’s Oscars, hit the jackpot with a wide release over the weekend. American Sniper came in first with a surprising $89.5 million in it’s fourth weekend. The Wedding Ringer opened in second place with $20.6 million, while Paddington only took in $19 million for third place. Continue reading to see the box office take for the weekend of January 16th.
Box Office for January 16th Weekend
|Rank||Movie||Weekend Gross||Total Gross|
|2||The Wedding Ringer||$20,600,000||$20,600,000|
|6||The Imitation Game||$6,792,000||$50,398,000|
|7||Into the Woods||$6,782,000||$114,535,000|
|8||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies||$4,895,000||$244,572,000|
Previous box office: January 9th, 2015