Easily setting a new January record and nearly taking the all-time best opening for an R-rated film, American Sniper this weekend dominated the box office with ease, but also with a deep underlying moral ambiguity. America's love of guns and wraparound sunglasses perseveres.
Meanwhile, Michael Mann's Blackhat became 2015's first outright bomb. The $70 million film, which starred Chris Hemsworth as the world's least convincing hacker, opened to only $4 million in over 2,500 theaters.
Here's your top five:
1. American Sniper - $90.2 million
2. The Wedding Ringer - $21 million
3. Paddington - $19.3 million
4. Taken 3 - $14 million
5. Selma - $8.3 million
Weekend Box Office Results [Box Office Mojo]