Box Office Report: 'Die Hard' Collects $840,000 at Midnight Screenings

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"A Good Day to Die Hard," which takes the Bruce Willis franchise to Russia, opens today in 3,553 locations.

Fox’s A Good Day to Die Hard, the fifth film in the Die Hard franchise, got a jump start on the long Presidents Day weekend by grossing $840,000 at midnight screenings Wednesday night. The film played at 2,328 locations for an average of $361 per site. It opens Thursday in 3,553 locations.

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Directed by John Moore and co-starring Jai Courtney, the newest Die Hard movie takes Willis character of John McClane (Bruce Willis) to Russia. It is expected to gross more than $40 million between Thursday and Monday.