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One Direction’s 3-D concert film One Direction: This is Us pulled in an estimated $17 million over the first three days of the four-day Labor Day weekend. Measured against the non-holiday opening three-day grosses for the recent micro-genre of theatrical concert movies (most of which have been released in 3-D), that puts Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry, and Louis smack in the middle of the pack, behind the concert films for Miley Cyrus (a.k.a. Hannah Montana), Justin Bieber, and Michael Jackson, but ahead of the films for the Jonas Brothers, Katy Perry, and the cast of Glee. (The figures are a bit worse for 1D if you factor in the per theater average, which reflects roughly how full each theater actually was.)
There are couple caveats here: It is impossible to know how many folks holding out to see One Direction: This is Us until Labor Day itself would have seen it earlier had Monday not been a holiday. And both the Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus film and the Michael Jackson film were billed as limited runs, giving fans more of an imperative to race out to see the film on its opening weekend before it left theaters. Continue reading