Grosses

'Fury' Returns to First Place on Thursday with $1.11M; 'John Wick' a Close Second with $1.06M; 'Ouija' Takes Third with $0.94MOctober 31, 2014 01:18 PM

by Daniel Garris

Sony's Fury was up one spot from Wednesday to return to first place on Thursday with $1.11 million. The World War II film starring Brad Pitt was down a slim 1 percent from Wednesday and down 45 percent from last Thursday. Fury placed in third for the week with $18.29 million. That was down 45 percent from the film's opening week performance and brings the film's two-week total to a solid $51.34 million. The film is currently running 3 percent ahead of the $49.94 million 14-day take of The Monuments Men earlier this year.

John Wick was down one spot and 8 percent from Wednesday to place in a close second on Thursday with $1.06 million. The Keanu Reeves led action thriller from Lionsgate trailed Fury by just $51,206 for the day. John Wick placed in second for the week with a seven-day start of $19.54 million. That was on the high end of expectations and was boosted from relatively strong IMAX sales. The film is currently running 23 percent ahead of the $15.88 million seven-day take of 2008's Street Kings.

Ouija followed closely behind in third with $0.94 million. The low-budget PG-13 horror film from Universal and Platinum Dunes increased 8 percent over Wednesday, as the film received a nice pre-Halloween boost yesterday. Ouija was the week's top film with a seven-day start of $24.06 million. That was on the low end of expectations and was 20 percent stronger than the $20.12 million start of last year's Carrie.

Fox's Gone Girl claimed fourth place with $0.896 million. In the process, the critically acclaimed David Fincher directed film surpassed the $127.51 million final domestic gross of 2008's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button yesterday to become the highest grossing film of Fincher's career. Gone Girl placed in fourth for the week with $14.81 million. That was down 38 percent from the previous frame and brings the film's four-week total to an impressive $127.80 million.

The Weinstein Company's St. Vincent rounded out Thursday's top five with $0.690 million. The low-budget comedy starring Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy increased 2 percent over Wednesday. St. Vincent placed in sixth for the week with $10.64 million and has grossed an encouraging $11.77 million to date.

Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Jul. 23 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 23 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inception$13,083,71953%3,7920$3,450$113,242,1312Warner Bros.
2Salt$12,532,333--3,612--$3,470$12,532,3331Sony / Columbia
3Despicable Me$7,452,12563%3,60099$2,070$145,052,9703Universal
4Ramona and Beezus$2,992,216--2,719--$1,100$2,992,2161Fox
5The Sorcerer's Apprentice$2,921,90654%3,5040$834$35,879,4312Disney
6Toy Story 3$2,625,49945%2,766-411$949$373,124,5386Disney
7Grown Ups$2,392,19875%2,859-215$837$137,204,2845Sony / Columbia
8The Twilight Saga: Eclipse$2,352,45725%3,121-880$754$274,993,5494Summit
9The Last Airbender$1,209,96534%2,127-678$569$120,301,7344Paramount
10Predators$910,06518%1,846-823$493$44,628,4903Fox
11Knight and Day$539,00718%1,265-660$426$71,520,7285Fox

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleFri, Jul. 23 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Kids Are All Right$710,737480%201163$3,536$3,025,9283Focus
2The Karate Kid (2010)$328,8472%780-752$422$170,941,7057Sony / Columbia
3Cyrus$200,04059%4548$441$5,819,9776Fox Searchlight
4Iron Man 2$136,63648%330-32$414$310,538,48512Paramount
5The A-Team$90,47454%296-132$306$75,538,9047Fox
6Winter's Bone$84,28095%1309$648$3,318,2667Roadside Attractions
7Marmaduke$82,06034%254-20$323$32,414,0208Fox
8Shrek Forever After$76,44753%202-38$378$234,696,59710Paramount / DreamWorks
9Killers$63,876249%23367$274$46,228,8278Lionsgate
10Letters to Juliet$59,94525%234-38$256$52,379,91711Summit
11Get Him to the Greek$51,93513%221-66$235$60,379,7708Universal
12Jonah Hex$36,525222%176130$208$10,274,7876Warner Bros.
13Robin Hood$33,345-69%171-55$195$104,978,65011Universal
14Date Night$27,85424%108-58$258$98,372,22316Fox
15Solitary Man$26,22034%105-41$250$3,960,08710Anchor Bay

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleFri, Jul. 23 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hubble 3D$110,87228%530$2,092$11,301,37519Warner Bros. / IMAX
2Under the Sea 3D$27,3289%130$2,102$23,088,43176Warner Bros. / IMAX
3Sex and the City 2$17,547-11%69-28$254$95,024,9919Warner Bros. / New Line
4Grease Sing-a-Long$12,168922%17-4$716$239,1223Paramount
5City Island$7,29886%40-9$182$6,602,21719Anchor Bay
6Splice$6,828-29%39-78$175$16,965,9448Warner Bros
7Avatar$4,78114%3-1$1,594$749,714,95732Fox
8The Secret of Kells$418171%4-2$105$688,11921GKIDS
9Princess Kaiulani$35581%2-1$178$857,31211Roadside Attractions