300: Rise of an Empire was the clear winner at the Russian box office after commanding $9.2 million from 1,441 screens in its opening weekend. The film dominated the market, claiming 45% of the market share.
Endless Love couldn't find a warm embrace from Russian audiences in a mid-sized debut. The film took the #9 spot at the box office after earning $388k at 308 dates.
RoboCop enjoyed a fantastic start at the Brazilian box office with a #1 opening after facing off against the release of Pompeii. The sci-fi action flick is directed by celebrated Brazilian director Jose Padilha.
Padilha’s RoboCop reboot scored a market-leading $3.46 million opening weekend across 500 screens.
Pompeii disappointed in Brazil, taking a $1.47 million bow from 351 screens, a soft start despite a #2 finish at the box office.