Sunday, April 17, 2016

International Box Office

Three animated features, all with fuzzy animals that talk, ride the box office list this week.


The Jungle Book -- $136,100,000 -- ($290,967,000)

Batman Vs. Superman -- $15,100,000 -- ($827,311,730)

Zootopia -- $10,800,000 -- ($882,278,756)

Kung Fu Panda 3 -- $10,500,000 -- ($496,708,837) ...

Meantime, the trades tell us that the animated sector of the movie business is doing well.

... After starting out in just 15 markets last frame and taking the No. 2 spot at the international box office, Disney’s The Jungle Book swung into No. 1 in its expanded sophomore session with a kingly $136.1M. The offshore cume is now $187.4M in 49 territories where it’s tracking +55% over Maleficent, +95% over Cinderella and +174% over Oz: The Great And Powerful. ...

Batman vs Superman has an international cume of $516M after adding $15.1M. It is now the 6th biggest superhero film of all time and the top Warner Bros movie ever in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. ...

Disney’s other animal extravaganza [Zootopia] picked up a further $10.8M in its 10th weekend of overseas release. The international total is now $574.8M for a worldwide cume of $882.28M and before it hits Japan next session. ...


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