‘American Sniper’ Crushed a Bunch of Box Office Records This Weekend

Clint Eastwood’s latest war epic American Sniper had a very good weekend. The adaptation of late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle’s memoir took in more than $90 million during the three-day weekend. That’s enough to break a bunch of box-office records. Not only is it the largest opening ever for a Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, it’s also the biggest January opening of all time, surpassing 2010’s Avatar. The Bradley Cooper-starring Best Picture-nom was also director Clint Eastwood’s biggest opening of all time, and even beat out The Passion of the Christ to become the largest opening weekend for a drama ever …

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