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EVIL IS WICKED AT OVERSEAS BOX OFFICE

September 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Resident Evil: Retribution may have had a lukewarm launch in the U.S. over the weekend, taking in the lowest amount of any installment of the franchise, but it launched with solid ticket sales abroad. It raked in $49.6 million, the franchise’s best foreign opening to date, producing expecially impressive ticket sales in Japan, where it […]

TED DRIVES KNIGHT BATTY OVERSEAS

August 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

That trash-talking teddy bear who stars in the title role of Universal’s Ted lost nothing in translation as the movie expanded into 10 new markets, landing in first place in seven of them. Collecting $32 million, the Universal film topped Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight Rises,, in such key markets as Russia, where, with $5.5 […]

CONTINENTAL DRIFT ICES FIRST PLACE OVERSEAS

July 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The overseas box office has been blanketed by a new Ice Age. The latest installment of the animated franchise, Continental Drift, earned $80.3 million in its opening weekend in 35 countries. The three previous entries also performed far more strongly abroad than they did domestically. Indeed, the third Ice Age movie grossed $690.1 million abroad […]

TITANIC IS JUST THAT IN CHINA

April 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Underlining the Chinese box office’s increasing clout, Titanic 3D raked in an astonishing $58 million at 2,600 theaters in China over the weekend, Daily Variety reported on its website today (Sunday). With an average of more than $22,000 per theater, China’s total represented two-thirds of the weekend’s $88.2 million overseas box office for the film, […]

JOURNEY 2 HOLDS ON TO FOREIGN LEAD

March 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Overseas, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island held on to the top position for the fourth consecutive weekend. But the fact that it earned only $14.7 million reflected the poor performance of the overall foreign box office. The No. 2 film was 20th Century Fox’s romantic comedy This Means War, which earned $14.1 million. Universal’s Safe […]

HARRY TRIUMPHS OVERSEAS

July 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 continued to dominate the overseas box office for the second week in a row. It amassed $121.3 million in 59 countries to bring its foreign total to $560.4 million and a worldwide total of $834.6 million. Coming in second was Transformers: Dark of the Moon with $62 […]

TRANSFORMERS BECOMES PARAMOUNT’S BEST OVERSEAS OPENER

July 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Transformers: Dark of the Moon didn’t even have a holiday weekend going for it overseas. Nevertheless, the film bulldozed the foreign box office with an extraordinary $210 million in ticket sales for five days. Paramount International said the film opened at No. 1 in all but one of those markets and collected 70 percent of […]

PIRATES LOOKS TO LAND $1.2 BILLION BOOTY

June 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Its swash has pretty much buckled in the U.S. where it is earning less at the box-office than its recent predecessors, but Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is plundering the overseas box office with ticket sales thus far of $614.9 million — in just three weeks. That brings its worldwide gross past the […]

PIRATES LOOTS OVERSEAS BOX OFFICE

June 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides may not be the equal of the previous two Pirates sequels at the North American box office — but overseas it continues to rake in crates of doubloons (and other forms of cash). Last weekend the movie earned $108 million abroad to bring its worldwide gross to $571,302,759. […]

IN 15TH WEEK, KING’S SPEECH REMAINS NO.1 ABROAD

March 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

After 15 weeks in theaters, Oscar winner The King’s Speech remained the top overseas attraction last week, according to media measurement company Rentrak Corp. The film added $18.02 million to its international gross, which now stands at $309.85 million. Disney’s Rango debuted in second place abroad with $14.76 million. Black Swan, which had its premiere […]

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