BRAZIL: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Posts $4.8M Bow on December 18, 2013

poster.pngThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug posted a slight improvement over its predecessor's debut in Brazil. Smaug opened to $4.8 million in the market, a nudge above the $4.5 million bow of An Unexpected Journey. The first installment in The Hobbit trilogy went on to gross a $17.5 million total in Brazil, placing expectations for the current release in the proximity of $18 million.

Cro relinquished the top spot at the box office for a distant second place finish in its third frame. The Brazilian comedy, a soap-opera spin-off, has grossed $6 million domestically. The bottom of the table includes Meu Passado Me Condena, another Brazilian comedy hit, with a $15.1 million cume.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Thor: The Dark World kept adding to their respective tallies. The Hunger Games sequel has accumulated $16.5 million at the Brazilian box office while the Thor sequel has already grossed over $27 million in the market.

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NEW RELEASES - Brazil: December 13, 2013 on December 13, 2013

Out in the Dark


Stranger by the Lake

Nobody's Daughter Haewon

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

We Are What We Are

A Touch of Sin

BRAZIL: 'Cro' Continues to Shine on December 11, 2013

cro.jpgCro led the Brazilian box office for the second consecutive weekend. The comedy TV spin-off has translated well to the silver screen, bringing in $4.3 million after ten days in release. Last Vegas and Carrie took soft debuts to round out the top three. Last Vegas took $1 million from the weekend while the horror reboot launched with a $931K bow.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire broke the $15 million mark in Brazil, 50% ahead of the $10 million cume of the original. The Hunger Games sequel has grossed $340 million overseas.

Brazil is one of the top territories for the Thor sequel with a $26.5 million haul. Thor: The Dark World has grossed over $400 million worldwide, with Brazil being its fourth biggest market behind China ($51.3M), Russia ($36.2M), and the United Kingdom ($31.4M).

Don Jon struggled in limited release, opening in 165 screens for a $318K bow and $1,889 per-screen average. Don Jon has failed to make an impact overseas with a $10.8 million cume from 31 markets.

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NEW RELEASES - BRAZIL: December 6, 2013 on December 06, 2013

Blue is the Warmest Color


Don Jon


Enough Said

Last Vegas

BRAZIL: 'Cro' Dethrones 'Catching Fire' on December 04, 2013

cro-o-filme.jpgSuper Cro is the latest Brazilian comedy to top the country’s box office chart in a year that has seen numerous local hits. The film is a spin-off of a popular soap opera character and the adaptation to film didn’t disappoint as Super Cro led the weekend box office with a $1.7 million bow. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire slid down to second place with a $1.5 million weekend in its third frame and reaching a $13.7 million cume in the market.

Thor: The Dark World posted its first weekend under the $1 million mark as the superhero sequel climbed to a $25.3 million cume. Thor: The Dark World is the third highest grossing film of the year in Brazil behind Despicable Me 2 ($35.4M) and Iron Man 3 ($47.8M).


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