'Rio 2' Lights Up Brazilian Box Office in Record Breaking Debut on March 31, 2014

image.jpgRio 2 put up the biggest opening weekend of the year in Brazil after earning $7.6 million from 1,271 screens. The animated sequel also became the industry’s biggest opener of all time in Brazil as well as Fox’s biggest weekend debut in the market’s history.Rio 2 has grossed $29.7 million from three overseas territories over a span of ten days.

'300: Rise of an Empire' Hits $14.5M in Brazil on March 23, 2014


300: Rise of an Empire grossed $2.3 million from 681 screens in Brazil, taking the top spot at the box office for the third consecutive weekend. The film has grossed $14.5 million over 17 days in the market.

NEW RELEASES - BRAZIL: March 20, 2014 on March 20, 2014

7 Cajas


Le Congres


Lone Survivor


Jogo de Xadrez


Minutos Atras


That Awkward Moment


S.O.S. Mulheres Ao Mar


Grand Piano


BRAZIL: '300' Continues to Impress, 'Need for Speed' Off to a Slow Start on March 19, 2014

300still.jpg300: Rise of an Empire kept the top spot in Brazil for a second consecutive weekend after adding $3.1 million from 460 screens. The 300 sequel has now grossed $11.1 million in the market. The film also led all other releases in the per-screen average category with a $6.8k average. 

Domestic film Alemao enjoyed a #2 debut, overshadowing the premiere of Need for Speed. Alemao finished the weekend with a $1.4 million opening haul from 318 screens. Need for Speed settled for third place with a $1.2 million bow from 335 screens.


'Need for Speed' Finishes Third in Brazilian Debut on March 17, 2014

Need for Speed struggled in its Brazilian premiere with a third place finish behind a hold-over and a domestic opener. 300: Rise of an Empire kept the top spot in the market, while domestic film Alemão took second place -relegating the video game adaptation to a #3 debut. The $1.3 million opening weekend recorded by Need for Speed is only a small fraction of the $6.3 million bow that set off Fast & Furious 6 on the road to a $24 million cume in Brazil last year. 

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