'Doctor Strange' to surge past $300m international threshold
Marvel Studio’s latest outing is expected to retain pole position at the international box office this weekend.
As of Thursday, Doctor Strange had amassed $273.5m through Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures International and $377.5m worldwide.
There is reason to believe the film will hold on to its number one slot in North America, too, a result that could propel it past $450m worldwide by Sunday.
Turning to the Disney stablemates, Pixar’s Finding Dory has reached $538.3m and Pete’s Dragon $65.2m.
Paramount Pictures International brass said Jack Reacher: Never Go Back stands at $64.2m heading into the weekend. The Tom Cruse action vehicle infiltrates eight markets in the coming days including Germany, Spain and Japan. Star Trek Beyond has drummed up $184.2m.
Tom Hanks starrer Inferno, the latest episode in the Da Vinci Code series, has taken $161.6m via Sony Pictures Releasing International.
The Girl On The Train has grossed $7.5m from Universal Pictures International territories and pulls in to Mexico, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay this weekend.
Horror sequel Ouija: Origin Of Evil on $35.7m opens in Russia and South Korea, while Andrea Arnold’s American Honey on $968k debuts in Spain.
Warner Bros Pictures International executives reported that The Accountant has grossed $43m, Sully $62.4m, and animation Storks $99.8m.