Sunday, January 18, 2015

Your Foreign Box Office

American soldiers are on top this week. As for the rest ...

Foreign Weekend Box Office -- (World Totals)

Paddington $4,000,000 -- ($154,287,000)

Night At The Museum 3 -- $17,800,000 -- ($284,673,106)

Penguins of Madagascar -- $16,300,000 -- ($306,190,248)

Hobbit 3 -- $9,800,000 -- ($803,137,115)

Into the Woods -- $7,300,000 -- ($140,295,669)

Exodus: Gods and Kings -- $10,900,000 -- ($250,055,030)

Big Hero 6 -- $7,200,000 -- ($428,289,530)

The DreamWorks Animation feature continues to frolic abroad.

... Penguins Of Madagascar hatched another $16.3M helped along by seven No. 1 openings for a cume of $225.64M. Brazil led with a huge $5.07M from 911 screens.

It's a mystery to me why the flick has so chrnoically under-performed in the U.S. of A., but what do you do? As for some of the other features out there:

Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb dug up another $17.8M this weekend, lifting the cume to $179.9M. ... The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies added a further $9.8M this frame with nearly 1.2M admissions from 6,701 screens in 62 markets. Germany continues to lead the pack of Hobbit faithfuls with $76.7M to date. ...

Japan keeps flocking to San Fransokyo with Big Hero 6 maintaining the No. 1 slot there for a 3rd consecutive frame that dropped only 25% from last weekend. The No. 1 Western release in Japan for five weeks, it’s earned $51.6M there. ...


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