GLOBAL: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Hits $550M; 'Neighbors' Brings in $85.5M Day-and-Date Opening; 'Rio 2' Reaches $425M
on May 11, 2014
- The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hits $550 million worldwide.
- Neighbors finds an overseas audience in $85.5 million global day-and-date debut.
- Rio 2 crosses $300 million overseas and hits $425 million worldwide.
- Spanish hit Ocho Apellidos Vascos sets domestic record for most consecutive days as the #1 film
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is the top film around the world once again after scoring a $69.5 million weekend overseas to bring its running tally outside of North America up to $403 million. The superhero sequel has grossed $550 million worldwide.
IMAX screenings contributed $8 million globally over the weekend, bringing Spidey's IMAX cume up to $38 million worldwide. China has brought in $6.3 million from IMAX after 8 days in release; the Spider-Man sequel continued to thrive in its first full week of release in China with a $25.1 million haul that brings its market cume up to $54 million.
Neighbors brought in $34.4 million from a day-and-date opening in 29 overseas territories, launching the comedy to an $85.5 million global debut.
The comedy starring Seth Rogen Zac Efron took the #1 spot in 17 territoriesoutside the U.S., including Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Israel, Lebanon, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and the U.K. and Ireland.
The U.K. contributed $1.7 million (including previews) from 500 dates and is responsible for 36% of the weekend's market share. Australia also impressed with a $7.1 million bow from 235 dates and a 46% market share. Germany posted a $5.9 million debut at 530 dates with 40% market share. The film will expand to 26 additional territories throughout the rest of the summer.
Rio 2 crossed the $300 million mark overseas this weekend after taking $14.1million from 7,869 screens in 70 markets. The animated sequel has grossed $312 million overseas and $425.1 million worldwide.
The Other Woman discovered $13.1 million from 5,227 screens in 60 overseas markets. The film held on well in Germany and Australia, where it finished the weekend in second place with $2.1 and $1.4 million, respectively. The comedy has grossed $66.5 million overseas and $128.2 million worldwide with top European markets like France, Italy, and Spain scheduled for June.
Noah picked up $3.3 million across 52 territories to reach an overseas total of $239 million after 8 weeks of release. The film has grossed $338.8 million worldwide and will reach Japan, its final territory, on June 13.
The Grand Budapest Hotel continues to make its way to the $100 million overseas mark, finishing its latest frame outside of North America with $2.4 million from 1,270 screens in 30 markets. The Wes Anderson film has grossed $93.9 million overseas and $147.6 million worldwide.
Spanish hit Ocho Apellidos Vascos tied the record for most consecutive #1 weekends in its home country after keeping the top spot for a 9th straight weekend. The film has been the top release for 57 days in a row, setting the record for most consecutive days at the top spot in the market's history. The comedy brought in $1.8 million in its latest frame to bring its Spanish total up to $71.9 million. Ocho Apellidos Vascos is the highest grossing domestic production of all time in Spain and the second highest overall release of all time behind Avatar.
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