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The Clint Eastwood-directed ‘American Sniper’ starring Bradley Cooper is still the top contender at the North American Box. The biographical war drama collected an estimated $64.4 million, bringing its total cume to over $200 million. The war-themed movie smashing James Cameron’s “Avatar” record last week and it seems there is no stopping the success just yet!

American Sniper Trailer Starring Bradley Cooper Hits The Mark

'American Sniper' Still Rules the Box Office

‘American Sniper’ Still Rules the Box Office

The Jennifer Lopez starring erotic thriller “The Boy Next Door” is trailing behind in second place with $15 million. “The Boy Next Door” explores a forbidden attraction that goes too far. Directed by Rob Cohen (The Fast and the Furious) and written by Barbara Curry, the film also stars Ryan Guzman, John Corbett and Kristin Chenoweth. Fans of the Latina bombshell are better off spending their hard-earned cash on one of her latest CD’s if review aggregator Tottentomatoes’ consensus for the film is anything to go by. The film only managed to score 12% based on 81 reviews.

The critics consensus reads:

“The Boy Next Door may get a few howls out of fans of stalker thrillers, but for most viewers, it won’t even rise to “so bad it’s good” status.”

The Boy Next Door

The Boy Next Door

The third spot is taken by “Paddington”, which raked in an additional $12.4 million in its second week at the domestic box office. Kevin Hart and Josh Gad’s comedy “The Wedding Ringer” moves down two spots to fourth compared to last week with $11.6 million. Liam Neeson’s “Tak3n” rounds out the top five with an estimated $7.6 million.

 

Quick look at the top-grossing pictures in North American theaters, courtesy of Box Office Mojo:

  1. “American Sniper” – $64.4 million
  2. “The Boy Next Door” – $15 million
  3. “Paddington” – $12.4 million
  4. “The Wedding Ringer” – $11.6 million
  5. “Tak3n” – $7.6 million
  6. “The Imitation Game” – $7.1 million
  7. “Strange Magic” – $5.5 million
  8. “Selma” – $5.5 million
  9. “Mortdecai” – $4.1 million
  10. “Into the Woods” – $3.9 million