Pompeii blasted through RoboCop to become the top grossing film in Russia
The disaster flick took a #1 debut from the marker after earning $5.8 million from 1,375 screens.
Monuments Men opened in over 1,000 screens Russia for a $1.24 million debut. The George Clooney film opened in 29 new markets over the weekend, including Russia, to reach a $25.9 overseas total.
VIY finished its fourth weekend in Russia at the #7 spot with a $724k take from 508 dates.
The 25-day total for the film is $33,723,309, eclipsing Despicable Me 2 as Universal’s most successful release of all time in Russia.
RoboCop added $1.6 million to its Russian during its first hold in the market.
The film played in 1,153 screens and suffered a 72% slide from its successful opening weekend.
RoboCop has grossed a total of $8.4 million after its first two frames in Russia.
Frozen continues to enjoy success in Russia, where it is already the biggest Disney or Pixar animated release in the history of the market. Frozen has grossed a strong $33.2 million in Russia since its December 12 release.