The Thing

At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson.

Grosses

Domestic (61.7%)
$16,928,670
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Runtime1 hr 43 min
Opening Weekend$8,493,665
2,996 theaters
GenresHorror Mystery Sci-Fi
Widest Release2,996 theaters
In Release84 days/12 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 14, 2011Friday3$3,250,660--2,996$1,085$3,250,6601
Oct 15, 2011Saturday3$3,340,545+2.8%-2,996$1,115$6,591,2052
Oct 16, 2011Sunday3$1,902,460-43%-2,996$635$8,493,6653
Oct 17, 2011Monday3$659,035-65.4%-2,996$219$9,152,7004
Oct 18, 2011Tuesday3$748,335+13.6%-2,996$249$9,901,0355
Oct 19, 2011Wednesday4$568,990-24%-2,996$189$10,470,0256
Oct 20, 2011Thursday4$509,320-10.5%-2,996$170$10,979,3457
Oct 21, 2011Friday9$1,003,325+97%-69.1%2,995$335$11,982,6708
Oct 22, 2011Saturday9$1,302,825+29.9%-61%2,995$435$13,285,4959
Oct 23, 2011Sunday9$763,725-41.4%-59.9%2,995$255$14,049,22010
Oct 24, 2011Monday6$284,525-62.7%-56.8%2,995$95$14,333,74511
Oct 25, 2011Tuesday7$329,450+15.8%-56%2,995$110$14,663,19512
Oct 26, 2011Wednesday8$269,550-18.2%-52.6%2,995$90$14,932,74513
Oct 27, 2011Thursday8$285,005+5.7%-44%2,995$95$15,217,75014
Oct 28, 2011Friday14$271,830-4.6%-72.9%1,394$195$15,489,58015
Oct 29, 2011Saturday14$355,470+30.8%-72.7%1,394$255$15,845,05016
Oct 30, 2011Sunday14$230,025-35.3%-69.9%1,394$165$16,075,07517
Oct 31, 2011
Halloween
Monday14$132,430-42.4%-53.5%1,394$95$16,207,50518
Nov 1, 2011Tuesday15$97,580-26.3%-70.4%1,394$70$16,305,08519
Nov 2, 2011Wednesday15$83,985-13.9%-68.8%1,394$60$16,389,07020
Nov 3, 2011Thursday15$90,610+7.9%-68.2%1,394$65$16,479,68021
Nov 4, 2011Friday19$78,720-13.1%-71%384$205$16,558,40022
Nov 5, 2011Saturday19$124,795+58.5%-64.9%384$324$16,683,19523
Nov 6, 2011Sunday21$61,440-50.8%-73.3%384$160$16,744,63524
Nov 7, 2011Monday22$23,040-62.5%-82.6%384$60$16,767,67525
Nov 8, 2011Tuesday23$24,960+8.3%-74.4%384$65$16,792,63526
Nov 9, 2011Wednesday23$23,010-7.8%-72.6%384$59$16,815,64527
Nov 10, 2011Thursday24$26,880+16.8%-70.3%384$70$16,842,52528
Nov 11, 2011Friday30$21,925-18.4%-72.1%141$155$16,864,45029
Nov 12, 2011Saturday30$26,855+22.5%-78.5%141$190$16,891,30530
Nov 13, 2011Sunday30$16,145-39.9%-73.7%141$114$16,907,45031
Nov 14, 2011Monday33$5,005-69%-78.3%141$35$16,912,45532
Nov 15, 2011Tuesday32$5,640+12.7%-77.4%141$40$16,918,09533
Nov 16, 2011Wednesday33$5,005-11.3%-78.2%141$35$16,923,10034
Nov 17, 2011Thursday32$5,570+11.3%-79.3%141$39$16,928,67035
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