The Boxtrolls took a $1.1 million opening weekend from 880 dates in Russia. The debut result is 72% above Coraline and 28% ahead of Paranorman. The weekend box office placed the film at #5 in the country's chart.
Lucy is still alive and kicking in Russia. The Luc Besson film finished the weekend at #4 with $1.9 million from 769 date. The film has played in Russia for three weekends and grossed a total of $19.7 million and is the tenth highest grossing title of the year in the market.
The Maze Runner left Divergent and The Hunger Games in the dust, as the film raced to a $5.5 million debut from 1,783 screens in Russia. The opening weekend tally is 106% ahead of The Hunger Games and 185% above Divergent. The Maze Runner has grossed $49 million overseas and $81.5 million worldwide.
Lucy finished the weekend in Russia in second place after adding $4 million from 1,011 dates. The film’s 11-day total in the market stands at $16.6 million. Lucy has grossed $253 million overseas and $377.8 million worldwide.
Lucy takes a commanding debut from Russia, grossing $9.6 million from 1,014 dates to take over the #1 spot in the market. Luc Besson's action flick scored the biggest 2D opening of the year and became the second biggest 2D non-franchise opener behind 2012. The big debut put Lucy in charge of 75% of Russia's weekend market share.