A movie still from Suriya's "24."2D Entertainment

Suriya and Samantha's "24" has continued to keep the cash registers ringing at the U.S. box office in its second week. Its collection crossed the $1.5-million mark in 10 days.

Released in theatres on May 6, "24" received good response and has been rock-steady at the ticket counters in North America. The movie collected $1,292,988 at the US box office in the first week. Since there were no big releases from any Indian-language film industry, the film was expected to continue its rocking run in the country.

The Suriya and Samantha-starrer needed to collect $207,012 to surpass the $1.5-million mark. After seeing the response on weekdays, the trade analysts predicted the movie would surely collect the sum in its second weekend. Taran Adarsh tweeted: "#24TheFilm is speeding towards $ 1.5 million at NORTH AMERICA box-office, which should be crossed today [Sun]. SUPERB... contd. [sic]"

When compared to its opening-day collection, "24" showed huge dip in its business on its second Friday. But the movie showed a big jump on Saturday. Idlebrain Jeevi tweeted: "#24TheMovie collects $58,966 on 2nd Friday to collect a total of $1,351,954 in North America. [sic]" He added on Sunday: "#24TheMovie collects $103,967 on 2nd Saturday to take the total to $1,457,472 in North America [sic]."

As is the trend, the Vikram Kumar-directed science-fiction thriller saw a considerable dip in collection on Sunday, lower than that of its second Friday. The film is estimated to have approximately collected $49,744 at the U.S. box office on its 10th day.

In its second weekend, "24" is estimated to have collected approximately $212,677 at the U.S. box office, taking its 10-day U.S. total to $1,506,216. Box Office Telugu tweeted: "#24TheMovie collects around $212k over the 2nd wknd and the total of $1,506,216 by 2nd wknd in North America. [sic]"

The film "24" has successfully crossed the $1.5-million mark and become the highest-grossing Tamil movie at the U.S. box office in recent years. Taran Adarsh tweeted: "As you read this, #24TheFilm crosses $ 1.5 million mark [₹ 10 cr+] at NORTH AMERICA box-office. Still counting... An ENVIABLE feat! @Rentrak. [sic]"

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