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'American Sniper' breaks box office records

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NBC NEWS — Oscar-nominated "American Sniper" had a record-setting opening weekend, with $90.2 million in ticket sales.

The film broke the record for a January weekend as well as for any drama opening ever.

"American Sniper" opened the day after scoring six Oscar nominations, including best picture and best actor for Bradley Cooper, who plays a Navy Seal sharpshooter.

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