The Grand Budapest Hotel added $1.1 million from 554 screens to its Russian total over the weekend. Wes Anderson's latest film has already grossed $2.8 million in the market, nearly 300% of the lifetime gross of the director's previous film, Moonrise Kingdom.
Need for Speed was the top film of the weekend at the Russian box office with a $5.5 million opening haul from 1,050 screens. The new release dethroned 300: Rise of an Empire; the 300 sequel settled for second place in its second frame with a $3 million take from 1,399 screens. 300: Rise of an Empire has grossed a total of $14.6 million in Russia.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman slipped to third place in its second frame with a $2.3 million tally. The animated film has grossed a total of $8.7 million in its Russian run.
Non-Stop underwhelmed with a $1.5 million debut from only 620 screens. A $2.5k per-screen-average reveals it performed competitively in relation to other releases, but the film had better potential than a fourth place opening. Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel nearly upset Non-Stop, finishing in fifth place with a $1.2 million haul from 554 screens.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman showed resiliency at the Russian box office in its second weekend. The animated film posted a $2 million hold from 2,016 screens to take third place in the market. The film has now grossed $8.4 million in Russia.
Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel broke the $20 million mark overseas last weekend as it continues posting impressive per-screen averages throughout North America. The film maintained its global popularity in Russia, where Grand Budapest Hotel took a $1.2 million opening weekend from only 554 screens, resulting in a $2,178 per-screen average.