The 50th anniversary special Doctor Who: The Day Of The Doctor grossed $10.2 million worldwide from Saturday through Monday, BBC Worldwide said today. The episode was No. 1 in the U.S. on Monday, bringing in $4.7 million at more than 650 sites, selling 320,000 tickets. That made it the second biggest film of the day after The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. In the U.S., the 75-minute special had an estimated $7,155 per-location average, according to BBC Worldwide. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which played in 4,163 U.S. locations, posted a $2,623 per-location average. The anniversary episode is also being screened in Australia, the UK, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Germany, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Ecuador, Spain, Sweden, Norway and Iceland.
‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Special Snares $10.2 Million At Global Box Office
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