“Fury” Blasts Way To Top Of Box Office

By Staff  |  10/20/2014

Michael Pena in Fury

After topping the box office for its second straight weekend, Gone Girl was unseated at the box office this weekend by the World War II drama, Fury.

The bloody war film, starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Pena and others, took in $23.5 million to top the box office. It's set in 1945, as the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre.

Gone Girl came in second, earning $17.8 million in its third week, bringing its domestic total to over $107 million, while the Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner comedy, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, dropped to #4 this weekend with over $12 million.

The weekend's other new films includes the animated Fox feature The Book of Life, opening in third with $17 million, while the Nicholas Sparks romance The Best of Me, starring Michelle Monaghan and James Marsden, debuted with $10.2 million to close out the top 5.

That's a wrap for this weekend. This upcoming week, look out for the release of Keanu Reeves's John Wick, the sports drama 23 Blast and the Universal horror Ouija.

This weekend's top 10 is as follows:

1. "Gone Girl," $26.8 million ($27 million international).
2. "Dracula Untold," $23.4 million ($33.9 million international).
3. "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," $19.1 million ($2.8 million international).
4. "Annabelle," $16.3 million ($27 million international).
5. "The Judge," $13.3 million ($1.6 million international).
6. "The Equalizer," $9.7 million ($11.5 million international).
7. "Addicted," $7.6 million.
8. "The Maze Runner," $7.5 million ($13.7 million international).
9. "The Boxtrolls," $6.6 million ($3.6 million international).
10. "Meet the Mormons," $2.9 million.