Cinderella dominated the weekend box office in Russia in its day-and-date debut. The live-action Disney film opened to $7.3 million (including paid previews), in line with the debut figures of Maleficent and Oz: The Great and Powerful in the market. Cinderella opened to a $132.4 million day-and-date global haul last weekend.
Local hit Dukhless 2 held on to another good result at the Russian box office. The comedy-drama posted a $1.5 million tally at 1,044 dates in its first hold-over in Russia, finishing the weekend as the #3 film in the market. Duhkless 2 has grossed a total of $6.75 million in its first 11 days in Russia.
Chappie edged out local hit Duhkless 2 for the #2 spot in Russia over the weekend. The sci-fi flick grossed $1.66 million from 1,213 screens in its second weekend in the market. Chappie has now grossed a total of $5.6 million from its Russian release.
Local comedy Dukhless 2 took a #1 opening in Russia following its release last Thursday. The film earned $3.7 million from 1,040 dates in its opening frame, 45% more than the original earned in its 2012 debut.
Focus is following up on its strong run in Russia. The Will Smith vehicle drew in $1.6 million from 1,708 screens. Focus has now grossed a total of $6.3 million in Russia as its overseas total stands at $37 million.