The Fault in Our Stars continues to rule the Brazilian market. The film kept the #1 spot for a second consecutive weekend after added $4.2 million from 753 screens in its sophomore frame -only a 28% drop from its opening weekend. The Fault in Our Stars has grossed a total of $12.3 million in Brazil, its biggest market outside of North America.
X-Men: Days of Future Past added $1.9 million to its Brazilian tally over the weekend, its fourth frame on the market. The super-hero sequel finished in third place in the market, its lowest result since its premiere last month. The $1.9 million haul represented a 36% drop from last weekend's second place finish. X-Men: Days of Future Past has grossed a total of $23.8 million in Brazil.
The Fault in Our Stars pulled off a box office upset in North America this weekend, cruising to an easy victory as the #1 film in the market above fellow opener Edge of Tomorrow. The drama accomplished the same feat in Brazil, where it grossed $5.9 million from 684 screens in its opening weekend to lead the market despite opening against the new Tom Cruise film. In fact, The Fault in our Stars performed above the opening weekend of recent blockbuster hits in Brazil like Godzilla, Divergent, Hunger Games, and Twilight.
Maleficent edged out X-Men: Days of Future Past as the top film in Brazil over the weekend. The Disney film opened to a strong $5.4 million bow in the market, just enough to outgross X-Men's $4.9 million sophomore frame. Maleficent opened day-and-date with North America across 47 territories overseas, scoring a $170.6 million global debut.
X-Men Days of Future Past posted a strong hold in its second weekend in Brazil but was unable to retain the top spot in the market, falling to #2 on the chart after the $5.4 million premiere of Disney's Maleficent. The X-Men took $4.9 million from their sophomore frame in Brazil -a 43% slide from its opening weekend numbers- and reached a total of $16.3 million in the market.