Grosses

'Focus' Continues to Lead on Tuesday with $1.86MMarch 04, 2015 12:53 PM

by Daniel Garris

Warner's Focus took in $1.86 million on Tuesday to lead the daily box office for a fifth straight day. The romantic heist film starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie was up a healthy 23 percent over Monday's performance. Focus has grossed $22.06 million in five days. That is slightly below pre-release expectations and places the film a lackluster 31 percent behind the $31.91 million five-day take of 2013's After Earth.

Fox's Kingsman: The Secret Service held steady in second place with $1.17 million. The Matthew Vaughn directed graphic novel adaptation starring Colin Firth was up a strong 25 percent over Monday and down 38 percent from last Tuesday. Kingsman has grossed a stronger than expected $87.94 million in 19 days and is currently on pace to surpass the $90 million mark on Friday.

Fifty Shades of Grey took in $0.980 million to remain in third. Universal's successful erotic romantic drama was up 13 percent over Monday and down a sharp 57 percent from last Tuesday. While it's proving to be very front-loaded, Fifty Shades of Grey has grossed a very strong $149.24 million in 19 days and will reach the $150 million mark either today or Thursday.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water was up one spot and 20 percent over Monday to place in fourth on Tuesday with $0.619 million. Paramount's successful 3D animated film was down just 31 percent from last Tuesday. The SpongeBob Movie continues to exceed expectations with $141.07 million through 26 days of release.

The Lazarus Effect was down one spot from Monday to land in fifth place with $0.616 million. The low-budget PG-13 rated horror film from Relativity increased a modest 8 percent over Monday. The Lazarus Effect has grossed $11.39 million in five days. That is slightly below expectations and places the film 19 percent behind the $14.09 million five-day start of last year's Oculus.

Disney's McFarland, USA continued to claim sixth place with $0.604 million. The well received sports drama starring Kevin Costner was up a solid 19 percent over Monday, but also down 42 percent from last Tuesday. McFarland, USA continues to perform on the very high end of expectations with $23.13 million through twelve days of release.

Daily Domestic Gross Thu, Nov. 4 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 4 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1House on Haunted Hill (1999)$912,716-3%2,710--$337$20,272,6901Warner Bros.
2Fight Club$434,117-1%1,943-23$223$29,487,6503Fox
3The Best Man$424,0887%1,3482$315$10,591,7822Universal
4Double Jeopardy$416,9771%2,986-16$140$99,644,2136Paramount
5American Beauty$371,262-2%1,52869$243$55,427,1817DreamWorks
6Bringing Out the Dead$302,244-1%1,94711$155$6,573,7232Paramount
7Music of the Heart$299,586-3%1,349--$222$4,970,0991Miramax
8The Story of Us$282,989-4%2,1759$130$23,362,6823Universal
9The Sixth Sense$277,63210%2,051-140$135$259,894,80413Disney
10Three Kings$208,9282%1,851-560$113$34,496,2615Warner Bros.