JAPAN: 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' Topples 'Oblivion' as it Inches to $250M Overseas

on June 12, 2013

gi-joe-retaliation-image04.jpgG.I. Joe: Retaliation opened in Japan last weekend and took a comfortable lead at the top of the box office. The action film's $2.1 million opening represents a 46% improvement above its predecessor in the same market. The Japan release helped G.I. Joe: Retaliation get one step closer to the $250 million overseas milestone. The film has currently grossed $243.6 million outside of North America. Oblivion dropped 54% to come in second place in its sophomore frame. The Tom Cruise sci-fi vehicle grossed $1.5 million over the weekend and reached a Japanese cume of $8.4 million. That takes the overseas total of Oblivion to $279.7 million, with only $88.5 million of that figure coming from North America. 

Box Office Results for Japan. Weekend of June 7-9, 2013.

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Tags: Japan, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Oblivion

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