Box Office: 'American Sniper' Scores Record $5.3M Thursday Night

January 16, 2015 4:01 PM

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Box Office: 'American Sniper' Scores Record $5.3M Thursday Night

Clint Eastwood's American Sniper took in a record-breaking $5.3 million Thursday night as it began expanding nationwide following Oscar nominations. The war film is up for best picture, while Bradley Cooper landed a nom for best actor.

That's the biggest Thursday night gross of all time for an R-rated drama.

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