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'American Sniper' continues Friday box office lead
'American Sniper' continues Friday box office lead

There is no stopping “American Sniper,” as the film took the top spot in the Friday box office for the third week in a row. The Clint Eastwood-directed war drama pulled in another $10 million and is expected to reign the entire Super Bowl weekend with an estimated take of $35 million to $40 million. The adaptation of Chris Kyle’s autobiography of the same name cost Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow about $58 million to make. It follows the story of Kyle (Bradley Cooper), a Navy SEAL known as the most lethal sniper in American history. Since its wide release three weeks ago, the film has grossed over $227 million. With its six Oscar nominations, including for best...

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