'Dhoom 3' Posts $1M Weekend to Reach $6.8M Cume in North America on December 31, 2013

Dhoom 3 posted a $1 million hold across 220 locations in North America to reach  $6.8 million running total in North America. Dhoom 3 is already the highest grossing Bollywood film of all time in North America.

The film enjoyed a $3.4 million opening weekend in its debut and went on to gross a total of $5.7 million in its first full week in release in the United States and Canada.

TOP STORIES: 'Dhoom 3' Continues its Blockbuster Success Around the World on December 29, 2013

  • A look at the blockbuster success of Dhoom 3. [Indiewire]


'Dhoom 3' Collects Record-Breaking $58M Worldwide in First Week on December 28, 2013

Dhoom 3 took in a total of $58 million over its first full week of release at the global box office, setting the record for biggest opening week take of all time for a Bollywood release. 

A $40.95 million opening week tally in India combined with a superb $17.02 million from the rest of the world to set the new record at $57.97 million. 

The top 5 overseas territories for the film are:

North America

  • $5,755,000 (Highest opening ever for a Bollywood film)

United Arab Emirates

  • $4,293,000 (Highest opening ever for a Bollywood film, with only 6 day week as the film opened on Friday instead of the Traditional Thursday release)

United Kingdom

  • $2,490,000 (Highest opening ever for a Bollywood film)


  • $1,396,300 (Highest opening ever for a Bollywood film)


  • $1,171,800 (Highest opening ever for a Bollywood film)


TOP STORIES: How Many Sequels Are Left for the 'Dhoom' Franchise? on December 22, 2013

Are there any sequels left for the Dhoom franchise? [IBN Live]

Venezuela looks at Bollywood model to improve national film industry. [Business Standard]

Dhoom 3 pushes back Leo’s Wolf of Wall Street Indian premiere. [The Times of India]

'Dhoom 3' Breaks North American Bollywood Record with $3.3M Bow on December 22, 2013

Chennai Express set the record for the biggest Bollywood opener in North America after a $2.2 million bow in August.
That record was short lived. Dhoom 3 finished its first weekend in North America with $3.3 million.
Dhoom 3 roared into a record-breaking 236 theaters in North America this weekend, the widest release of all time for a Bollywood film in the market. The film became the first ever Bollywood release to gross $1 million in its first day and went on to easily break the opening weekend record previously set by Chennai Express with a margin above $1 million. 


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