American Sniper Shoots For A Third Week On Top Of The U.s. Box Office

Monday, 02 February 2015 - 18:40

Clint Eastwood's acclaimed Chris Kyle biopic American Sniper has scored a third week at the top of the U.S. box office.

The film, in which Bradley Cooper portrays the late Navy Seal, pulled in over $31 million over the Super Bowl weekend for a total box office haul of $249 million.

Eastwood's film has now become the most successful war movie in history, passing Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan.

Family film Paddington clings on to the number two spot for a third week, while time travel movie Project Almanac debuts at three.