RUSSIA: 'Monsters University' Overshadows 'Man of Steel'

on June 26, 2013

MonstersUStill3.jpegSuperman was no match against the monsters at the Russian box office. Monsters University claimed the top spot on the top ten chart with a $7.6 million opening weekend. The performance of the Pixar sequel overshadowed the opening weekend of Man of Steel. The Superman reboot fell short against Monsters University by only grossing $5.8 million in its debut despite playing in nearly three hundred more screens than the animated film.

Now You See Me continued its great run in Russia after breaking the $15 million mark in its second weekend. The magic caper film dropped 66% in its second frame for a $2.7 million gross. The film is on track to overtake more high profile releases like After Earth ($16.5M in three weeks) and The Great Gatsby ($16.7M in six weeks).

Box Office Results for Russia. Weekend of June 21-23, 2013

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Tags: Monsters University, Man of Steel, Now You See Me

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