Grosses

NORTH AMERICA: 'Fury' Collects $33.05M During Its First Week of ReleaseOctober 24, 2014 01:04 PM

by Daniel Garris

p>Sony's Fury took in $2.04 million on Thursday to lead the daily box office for a seventh consecutive day. The David Ayer directed World War II film starring Brad Pitt was down a solid 5 percent from Wednesday's performance. After being a bit front-loaded over the weekend, Fury held up nicely throughout the midweek. Fury was the week's top film with a seven-day start of $33.05 million. That was towards the lower end of expectations and places the film 15 percent ahead of the $28.67 million seven-day start of Sony's The Monuments Men earlier this year.

Fox's Gone Girl held steady in second place with $1.47 million. The critically acclaimed David Fincher directed film starring Ben Affleck was down a slim 2 percent from Wednesday and down 35 percent from last Thursday. Gone Girl placed in second for the week with $23.72 million. That was down 37 percent from the previous frame and brings the film's three-week total to a very impressive $112.99 million.

Warner's The Judge grossed $0.74 million to remain in third. In the process, the Robert Downey Jr. led drama surpassed the $30 million mark on Thursday. The Judge was down 6 percent from Wednesday and down 34.5 percent from last Thursday. The film placed in seventh for the week with $11.13 million. That represented a 41 percent decline from last week and places the film's 14-day total at $30.03 million.

Relativity's The Best of Me was up 2 percent and one spot from Wednesday to claim fourth on Thursday with $0.68 million. The Nicholas Sparks adaptation starring Michelle Monaghan and James Marsden placed in sixth for the week with a seven-day start of $12.93 million. The Best of Me continues to perform on the low end of its modest expectations (and softly for a Sparks adaptation).

The Book of Life was up one spot from Wednesday to round out Thursday's top five with $0.66 million. Fox's modestly budgeted 3D computer animated film was essentially unchanged from Wednesday's performance. The Book of Life placed in third for the week with a seven-day start of $20.11 million. That was in line with expectations and was on par with the recent $20.11 million seven-day take of The Boxtrolls.

On the platform front, Fox Searchlight's Birdman continued to impress with $46,874 from 4 locations. That represented a 12 percent decline from Wednesday and gave the critically acclaimed Alejandro González Iñárritu directed film starring Michael Keaton a massive per-location average of $11,719 for the day. Birdman has grossed $630,441 through seven days of platform release. The film will be playing in 50 locations this weekend.

Daily Domestic Gross Tue, Jun. 19 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 19 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$5,101,480-13%3,959--$1,289$69,050,3691Fox
2Ocean's Thirteen$2,388,501-1%3,5650$670$75,232,8702Warner Bros.
3Knocked Up$2,165,659-1%2,90731$745$94,363,3403Universal
4Surf's Up$1,514,01213%3,5313$429$37,482,8992Sony / Columbia
5Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$1,442,655-1%3,329-673$433$277,051,0624Disney
6Shrek the Third$1,263,5399%3,505-420$360$299,665,2575Paramount / DreamWorks
7Nancy Drew$1,262,2438%2,612--$483$9,259,1671Warner Bros.
8Hostel Part II$477,742-8%2,3500$203$15,206,6462Lionsgate
9Mr. Brooks$395,9534%1,923-530$206$24,301,0923MGM
10Spider-Man 3$308,9792%1,822-748$170$330,628,9347Sony / Columbia