Foreign Weekend Box Office -- (Total Accumulations)
How To Train Your Dragon 2 -- $24,000,000 -- ($425,800,000)
Planes Deux -- $6,900,000 -- ($56,100,000)
Dawn of Apes -- $54,500,000 -- ($355,900,000)
Maleficent -- $5,200,000 -- ($715,019,000)
Transformers Extinct -- $37,500,000 -- ($966,400,000)
You will note that the Planes franchise , inexpensive though it is, takes in much less money than its bigger theatrical cousins. But it keeps the toy business humming, which of course is a major reason for its production.
And Dragons 2 keeps flying along:
... How To Train Your Dragon 2 continued its strong run overseas with $24M this weekend for a cume of $260.2M internationally. Debuting in Germany this weekend, it was No. 1 in admissions, and No. 2 in box office earnings with $6.1M on 1,074 screens.
In Austria, it outperformed the first film in the franchise by 210%, taking $1M on 163 screens. The DreamWorks Animation adventure also took off in Korea, which is a non-Fox market. There, it placed No. 2 behind anticipated local movie Kundo: Age Of The Rampant. ...