Bang Bang and Haider continued their strong box office performances in their last uncontested weekend before Shahrukh Khan’s Happy New Year hits theaters. In its third weekend in North America, Bang Bang earned an additional $138,308 from 128 theaters ($1,081 average per screen), bringing its total earnings to $2,523,614. That makes it the second highest earning Hindi film in North America in 2014, behind The Lunchbox.
Haider added $62,361 from 49 theaters ($1,273 average) to its coffers, bringing its total earnings in the United States and Canada to $1,022,727. That total puts it in eighth place in North America for the year.
Other Hindi movies showing in U.S. and Canadian theaters during the weekend of October 17-19, 2014:
- Khoobsurat: Week 5; $2,296 from three theaters; $765 average; $725,610 total
- The Lunchbox: Week 34; $370 from one theater; $4,050,233 total
- Daawat-e-Ishq: Week 5; $229 from one theater; $385,415 total
Source: Rentrak, via Bollywood Hungama