The Maze Runner left Divergent and The Hunger Games in the dust, as the film raced to a $5.5 million debut from 1,783 screens in Russia. The opening weekend tally is 106% ahead of The Hunger Games and 185% above Divergent. The Maze Runner has grossed $49 million overseas and $81.5 million worldwide.
Lucy finished the weekend in Russia in second place after adding $4 million from 1,011 dates. The film’s 11-day total in the market stands at $16.6 million. Lucy has grossed $253 million overseas and $377.8 million worldwide.
Lucy takes a commanding debut from Russia, grossing $9.6 million from 1,014 dates to take over the #1 spot in the market. Luc Besson's action flick scored the biggest 2D opening of the year and became the second biggest 2D non-franchise opener behind 2012. The big debut put Lucy in charge of 75% of Russia's weekend market share.
Dolphin Tale 2 couldn't find much of an audience in its Russian debut, opening to a $472k haul. The first Dolphin Tale film took a $1 million premiere from Russia in 2011. The film has grossed $1.3 million from its first seven overseas markets and $17.8 million globally from its day-and-date release.
A $1.8 million debut launched Let’s Be Cops to #3 in the Russia’s box office chart over the weekend. The comedy screened across 1,016 screens in the market and finished behind Planes: Fire and Rescue and Deliver Us From Evil in the race for the weekend box office crown. Let’s Be Cops has grossed $9.7 million overseas and $67 million worldwide.