Grosses

'Fury' Continues to Hold Up Well on Tuesday with $2.84M; 'Gone Girl' Remains Strong in Second with $1.79MOctober 22, 2014 12:51 PM

by Daniel Garris

Sony's Fury grossed $2.84 million on Tuesday to lead the daily box office for a fifth consecutive day. The David Ayer directed World War II film starring Brad Pitt was up a healthy 20 percent over Monday. After being a bit front-loaded over the weekend, Fury has been holding up nicely so far during the midweek. Fury has grossed $28.89 million in five days. That is towards the lower end of expectations and places the film 12.5 percent ahead of the $25.67 million five-day start of Sony's The Monuments Men earlier this year.

Fox's Gone Girl held steady in second place with $1.79 million. The critically acclaimed David Fincher directed film starring Ben Affleck increased 23 percent over Monday and was down a very solid 36 percent from last Tuesday. Gone Girl has grossed a very impressive $110.02 million in 19 days. That places the film 75 percent ahead of the $62.89 million 19-day take of 2012's Argo.

Warner's The Judge was up two spots and a very strong 45 percent over Monday to take third on Tuesday with $0.995 million. It was a very tight race for places third through sixth on Tuesday, as only $93,996 separated third place from sixth place. The Judge was down 38 percent from last Tuesday and has grossed $28.50 million in twelve days, which is towards the lower end of expectations.

Dracula Untold followed closely behind in fourth with $0.985 million. Universal's action horror film starring Luke Evans was up 19 percent over Monday and down 50 percent from last Tuesday. Dracula Untold has grossed a stronger than expected $42.65 million in twelve days, but continues to display signs of being significantly front-loaded.

Fox's The Book of Life was down two spots from Monday to round out Tuesday's top five with $0.948 million. The modestly budgeted 3D computer animated film was up 13 percent over Monday, as family films in general didn't hold up as well as films aimed at adults on Tuesday. The Book of Life has grossed $18.79 million in five days. The film continues to perform in line with expectations and very similarly to The Boxtrolls out of the gate, which grossed $18.87 million during its first five days.

Relativity's The Best of Me took in $0.900 million to remain in sixth. The Nicholas Sparks adaptation starring Michelle Monaghan and James Marsden increased 33 percent over Monday's performance. The Best of Me continues to perform on the low end of its modest expectations (and softly for a Sparks adaptation) with a five-day start of $11.58 million.

On the platform front, Fox Searchlight's Birdman continued to impress with $51,664 from 4 locations. That represented a 5 percent decline from Monday and gave the critically acclaimed Alejandro González Iñárritu directed film starring Michael Keaton a massive per-location average of $12,916 for the day. Birdman has grossed $530,405 through five days of platform release and is set to open in additional locations on Friday.

Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Feb. 15 2013

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 15 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Good Day to Die Hard$7,204,334-13%3,553--$2,028$15,443,4501Fox
2Safe Haven$7,126,659-19%3,223--$2,211$15,955,5771Relativity Media
3Identity Thief$6,519,99521%3,16524$2,060$53,807,7802Universal
4Escape From Planet Earth$3,701,254--3,288--$1,126$3,701,2541Weinstein Company
5Warm Bodies$2,603,8232%2,897-112$899$43,824,3543Lionsgate / Summit
6Beautiful Creatures (2013)$2,297,514-10%2,950--$779$4,839,8311Warner Bros.
7Side Effects (2013)$1,680,01135%2,6050$645$14,500,8472Open Road
8Silver Linings Playbook$1,525,93724%2,202-607$693$93,900,40914Weinstein Company
9Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters$872,300-3%2,103-1182$415$47,101,0954Paramount
10Mama$758,0805%1,648-1029$460$66,238,2555Universal
11Zero Dark Thirty$672,05667%1,527-1035$440$85,600,7249Sony / Columbia
12Django Unchained$363,49511%1,017-485$357$155,856,4788Weinstein Company
13Lincoln$358,63612%1,007-510$356$174,946,56315Disney / DreamWorks

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleFri, Feb. 15 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Argo$487,45443%903-502$540$125,150,50619Warner Bros.
2Quartet$340,53653%33389$1,023$5,916,5536Weinstein Company
3Life of Pi$332,25124%647-277$514$109,634,15213Fox
4The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey$217,06334%605-396$359$299,101,40810Warner Bros. / New Line
5Les Miserables (2012)$206,180-3%676-771$305$144,872,1608Universal
6Wreck-It Ralph$174,42457%506-251$345$184,908,28316Disney
7Parental Guidance$118,64951%603-616$197$74,782,5098Fox
8The Impossible$118,37335%422-317$281$17,145,0249Lionsgate / Summit
9Parker$115,570-5%705-1299$164$16,671,5944FilmDistrict
10Rise of The Guardians$89,872109%33863$266$101,049,44713Paramount / DreamWorks
11A Haunted House$75,092-13%340-573$221$39,322,8636Open Road
12Skyfall$72,688--262-108$277$303,703,68515Sony / Columbia
13The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2$69,17169%25494$272$291,562,67714Lionsgate / Summit
14Bullet to the Head$61,438-33%470-1934$131$9,055,1173Warner Bros.
15Gangster Squad$53,493-17%210-732$255$45,198,0446Warner Bros.
16Jack Reacher$37,14738%175-132$212$79,243,1329Paramount
17This is 40$28,3907%167-111$170$67,361,8309Universal
18Stand Up Guys$28,060-55%119-551$236$3,083,1173Lionsgate / Roadside
19Broken City$23,8006%133-622$179$19,428,7125Fox
20Hotel Transylvania$18,750--144-47$130$148,210,21421Sony / Columbia

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleFri, Feb. 15 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Top Gun 3D$37,46729%40-260$937$2,854,4852Paramount
2Hyde Park on Hudson$26,608-16%86-44$309$5,940,05611Focus
3To the Arctic 3D$19,04286%520$366$11,218,63644Warner Bros. / IMAX
4The Guilt Trip$14,419-12%88-137$164$36,757,4989Paramount
5Texas Chainsaw 3D$13,931-18%96-89$145$34,242,9667Lionsgate
6Here Comes the Boom$13,338--96-48$139$45,233,81019Sony / Columbia
7Born to Be Wild 3D$11,86778%300$396$21,951,66398Warner Bros. / IMAX
8ABCD - Any Body Can Dance$11,47768%22-3$522$137,6312UTV Motion Pictures
9Anna Karenina (2012)$10,113-29%51-40$198$12,732,20214Focus
10Red Dawn (2012)$7,17629%56-49$128$44,774,09413FilmDistrict
11Movie 43$6,256-57%35-742$179$8,766,5704Relativity Media
12The Last Stand$6,0932%54-185$113$11,939,9035Lionsgate
13Race 2$3,353-38%11-52$305$1,552,5374UTV Motion Pictures
14Hitchcock$2,70297%14-22$193$5,937,16713Fox Searchlight
15The Sessions$2,501-16%16-2$156$5,944,71418Fox Searchlight
16A Late Quartet$2,29246%131$176$1,520,82816Entertainment One / RKO
17Playing For Keeps (2012)$2,277-17%23-58$99$13,094,05311FilmDistrict
18Lost in Thailand$2,073-40%350$59$49,3482WAMCR
19Taken 2$1,541-11%16-19$96$139,847,63820Fox
20The Package (2013)$559--1--$559$5591Anchor Bay Films