Disney scored its second $700M+ global hit of the year as Maleficent became the 15th release of the studio's history to reach the vaunted milestone.
Maleficent has grossed $471.8 million outside of North America through July 21 thanks to strong showings in China ($47.4M), Mexico ($45.7M), Russia ($37.5M) and Brazil ($32.3M). The film has also grossed $32.7 million in Japan, where it has won the top spot over the last three consecutive weekends.
Maleficent is Angelina Jolie’s highest grossing live action film of all time domestically, internationally and globally. It is also highest grossing original film of 2014 worldwide.