The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies scored the biggest opening weekend of all time for Warner Bros. in Russia over the weekend. A $13.4 million bow took up 84% of the Top 5 market share in Russia and was more than enough to claim the top spot at the Russian box office. The film registered 2.4 million admissions from 2,385 screens -a 30% improvement over An Unexpected Journey and 14% ahead of Desolation of Smaug. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies grossed $117.6 million in its overseas premiere.
Penguins of Madagascar brought in $1.8 million from 1,860 screens over its third frame in Russia. The film finished the weekend in second place behind the opening weekend of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The Penguins have grossed a cumulative total of $18 million in Russia.
Sunday, December 7 Update: Penguins of Madagascar stayed #1 in Russia with a solid $4.3 million over the week. The animated flick's cume is now $15 million.
Sunday, November 30 Update: Penguins of Madagascar opened across 2,608 screens Russia, topping the box office chart with an $8.23 million haul. The Penguins expanded to several markets over the weekend, including North America, with the film grossing $100 million globally.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 grossed $2.5 million over the weekend, bringing the film's market cume up to $14.6 million. The film continues to do well overseas, finishing its latest frame with a $254.4 million gross. Mockingjay has grossed $480 million worldwide.
Horrible Bosses 2 opened on 1,050 screens in Russia over the weekend, grossing $2.3 million. The debut was enough to put the raunchy comedy in third place. Horrible Bosses 2 rolled out in 42 markets in a day-and-date debut with North America that netted $11.7 million overseas and $34.7 million worldwide.