Tron: Legacy opened in select theaters last night and, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the Disney sci-fi saga took in $3.5 million from those midnight screenings.
The Joseph Kosinski sequel also broke the IMAX midnight screening record earning $1 million, or 25%, of its midnight grosses from select IMAX theaters. Tron: Legacy opened on 228 IMAX screens last night, although a snowstorm forced several Southeastern locations to close due to the weather.
Tron: Legacy's $3.5 million midnight gross is on par with Avatar's haul from last year. Tron: Legacy opens in 3,451 theaters across the country today. Be sure to check back on Sunday to see how this sci-fi adventure fared in theaters over the weekend.