Instead of the industry standard Friday or Wednesday release date, two new Hindi movies open in the Chicago area on Thursday, October 2, 2014. The Hrithik Roshan-Katrina Kaif action flick Bang Bang — an official remake of Knight and Day — releases in more North American theaters than any other Bollywood movie to date.
Bang Bang — which has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 34 min. — opens in the following theaters on Thursday, October 2:
- AMC River East 21 in Chicago
- AMC Showplace Niles 12 in Niles
- Muvico Rosemont 18 in Rosemont
- AMC South Barrington 30 in South Barrington
- Marcus Elgin Cinema in Elgin
- Marcus Addison in Addison
- Century Stratford Square in Bloomingdale
- AMC Showplace Naperville 16 in Naperville
- Cinemark at Seven Bridges in Woodridge
- AMC Loews Woodridge 18 in Woodridge
On Friday, October 3, Bang Bang opens in the following additional theaters:
Haider opens on Thursday at the River East 21, Showplace Niles 12, South Barrington 30, and Woodridge 18. As with Bang Bang, Haider opens on Friday at the Regal Gardens 1-6 and Cantera 17. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 41 min.