Sunday, April 06, 2014

The World's Box Office

Animation in foreign lands, with worldwide totals.

Foreign Box Office -- (Worldwide Accumulations)

Rio 2 -- $22,200,000 -- ($55,500,000)

Mr Peabody and Sherman -- $11,200,000 -- ($239,601,925)

The Lego Movie -- $7,300,000 -- ($410,606,303)

Frozen -- $8,200,000 -- ($1,097,312,000)

An interesting wrinkle: Frozen, even though it's been out since last Fall, and even though most of the picture's theatrical run is o-ver, in remaining foreign venues Frozen is collecting a mere three million dollars less thant Mr. Peabody and Sherman.

And there was a bit of action in the non-animated movie segment:

... Overseas, where Captain America: Winter Solcer opened ahead of its North American launch, the $170 million tentpole took in $107.1 million for the weekend from 50 markets. ... Disney crossed the $1 billion mark globally in terms of 2014 ticket sales (adding icing to the cake, Frozen surpassed The Dark Knight over the weekend to become the No. 9 top-grossing film of all time worldwide). ...


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