‘Doctor Who’ Grosses $10.2 million at Worldwide Box Office

'Doctor Who' Grosses $10.2 million Worldwide

Sci-fi drama takes $4.77 million at U.S. box office

LONDON — The special 50th anniversary episode of the BBC’s sci-fi drama “Doctor Who,” “The Day of the Doctor,” grossed $10.2 million globally at the box office in just three days, Saturday through Monday, BBC Worldwide reported Wednesday.

The episode, which screened in 3D with a 75-minute running time, took $4.77 million from more than 660 sites at the U.S. box office on Monday, selling 320,000 tickets, making it the second biggest B.O. performer after “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” “Doctor Who” had a $7,155 per location average. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” which played in 4,163 locations, had a $2,623 per location average.

The show also screened in movie theaters in the U.K., Ireland, Canada, Germany, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Panama.

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