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Ultron tops China box office with $155m

20-May-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Avengers: Age of Ultron replaced Furious 7 at the top of the China box office in its opening week, grossing $154.63m in six days.

‘Ultron’ surges past $1bn global

17-May-2015

A massive $156.3m in the first six days in China propelled Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Age Of Ultron to a $185m weekend as the global tally crossed $1bn.

‘Mad Max’ pushes Warner Bros past $1bn

17-May-2015 | By

Mad Max: Fury Road opened in 68 markets on an estimated $65m powered by a string of number one debuts.

‘Ultron’ scores $33.9m China opening day

13-May-2015 | By

Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron stormed into China on Tuesday, pushing Disney past the $2bn worldwide box office mark for the second consecutive year.

'Furious 7' tops China box office for fourth week

13-May-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Universal’s Furious 7 took a further $17.38m in mainland China in the week May 4-10, which kept it at the top of the box office and pushed its cumulative gross to $389.26m.

‘Ultron’ surges to $875M global

10-May-2015 | By

UPDATED MAY 11: Marvel’s early summer tentpole once again ruled the international marketplace and has the $1bn worldwide target within sight as it prepares to open in China on Tuesday.

‘Ultron’ crosses $735m global

8-May-2015 | By

UPDATED MAY 8: The Marvel Studios/Disney tentpole had reached $735.3m worldwide by Friday and was poised to cross $500m heading into its third international weekend.

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'Furious 7' holds narrow lead in China

5-May-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Local releases You Are My Sunshine and Helios slowed down but did not derail the Furious 7 juggernaut at the China box office last week, with the film grossing a further $45.63m for a cume of $370.83m.

'Ultron' soars to $664m global

4-May-2015 | By

MAY 5 UPDATE: Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron grossed $19.1m on Monday as the international running total climbed to $459.5m.

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'Ultron' crosses $300m globally

1-May-2015 | By

MAY 1 UPDATE: Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron heads into its second weekend all but assured of continued supremacy on $287.3m internationally and $27.6m from North American Thursday previews.

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'Furious 7' biggest film ever in China

28-Apr-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Universal’s Fast & Furious 7 has become the highest-grossing film ever in China.

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‘Ultron’ storms to $200.2m int’l

26-Apr-2015 | By

APRIL 27 UPDATE: The Marvel Studios tentpole signalled an early indication of its global potential, while Fast & Furious 7 crossed $1bn for Universal in a mammoth box office session.

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‘Fast 7’ crosses $1bn international

26-Apr-2015 | By

The action behemoth has became the third film to cross the milestone as Universal’s international distribution chief hailed its broad appeal, enduring love for Paul Walker, “immediate repeat viewings” and a huge result in China.

'Ultron’ hits $44.8m in two days

24-Apr-2015

After two days Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Age Of Ultron has soared to an estimated $44.8m from its first 26 territories, teeing up what looks likely to become an epic launch.

'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' launches in 32 territories

23-Apr-2015 | By

Marvel Studios’ Avengers sequel assembles in 32 territories this weekend in what tees up a thunderous showdown with Fast & Furious 7 that could see both titles pull in more than $100m apiece.

‘Ultron’ hits $9.5m in 11 markets

23-Apr-2015 | By

Marvel Studios’ superhero sequel got off to a flying start on Wednesday as Disney top brass said it opened at number one in all of its first wave of markets.

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'Furious 7' dominates China box office with $250m

21-Apr-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: With Universal’s Fast & Furious 7 grossing $186.58m in its first full week at the China box office, the spoils were thinly spread for every other film on release.

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'Furious 7' Universal's biggest ever global release

19-Apr-2015 | By

UPDATED APRIL 20: Fast & Furious 7 generated an extraordinary $166.9m confirmed weekend haul to soar to $857.9m internationally and reach the highest global mark in the studio’s 103-year history.

'Fast & Furious 7' hits $1bn

17-Apr-2015 | By

Universal executives confirmed on Friday that the action smash had crossed the milestone in an industry record 17 days.

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'Furious 7' smashes China box office records with $63m

14-Apr-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Universal’s Fast & Furious 7 scored the biggest opening day ever in China on Sunday (April 12), according to EntGroup figures, grossing $63.24m in a single day.

‘Fast & Furious 7’ crosses $800m

12-Apr-2015 | By

APRIL 13 UPDATE: The action franchise that keeps on giving for Universal soared to $3.18bn worldwide thanks to an estimated $259.2m worldwide weekend haul that boosted the running total to $801.5m.

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‘Fast & Furious 7' crosses $525m

10-Apr-2015 | By

Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and the gang are expected to hold on to the global box office crown this weekend as the film reached $526.8m through Thursday morning.

UPI crosses $1bn in record time

9-Apr-2015 | By

Top brass at Universal Pictures International (UPI) said the studio was on course to reach the box office milestone in record time on Wednesday (April 8).

Wolf Warrior

'Wolf Warrior' tops China box office

7-Apr-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Wu Jing’s Wolf Warrior topped the China box office in the week March 30-April 6, grossing $32.58m in its opening four days.

Penguins Of Madagascar

Fox International crosses $1bn

6-Apr-2015 | By

The company has swept past the milestone in its second fastest time behind 2010 when Avatar was king of the world.

Fast and Furious 7

'Fast & Furious 7' rules on $392.2m

5-Apr-2015 | By

APRIL 6 UPDATE: The world belongs to Paul Walker, Vin Diesel and the gang as the roar of revving engines heralded an euphoric weekend for Universal ahead of what is expected to be a massive summer for the industry.

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‘Fast & Furious 7’ hits $121m

3-Apr-2015 | By

APRIL 4 UPDATE: Universal’s latest entry in its world-beating action franchise added a studio record $59.1m on Friday to race to $120.6m internationally.

‘Insurgent’ crosses $100m international

2-Apr-2015 | By

Lionsgate-Summit’s YA adaptation had reached $100.1m as of Thursday.

Kingsman: The Secret Service

'Kingsman' opens top of China box office

31-Mar-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE:  Boosted by a visit to China by star Colin Firth, Kingsman: The Secret Service topped the China box office on its opening weekend, grossing $24.25m in three days.

'Cinderella' crosses $300m global

29-Mar-2015 | By

MARCH 30 UPDATE: Cinderella emerged from a tough pack of contenders to become the belle of the ball at the international box office thanks to a confirmed $40m haul via Disney.

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‘Cinderella’, ‘Insurgent', 'Home' in box office showdown

27-Mar-2015 | By

Cinderella, Insurgent and Home are locked in a close contest for supremacy at the international box office before Universal’s Furious 7 roars out of the gates next week.

'Cinderella', 'Lost and Love' top China box office

25-Mar-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Disney’s Cinderella stayed on top of the China box office last week with a gross of $28.37m, although Huayi Brothers’ Lost and Love opened strongly with $18.17m for second place. 

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

'Insurgent' leads overseas box office with $48.4m

22-Mar-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

MARCH 23 UPDATE: Lionsgate’s sequel lands in 76 markets, topping the chart in 66 markets; Disney’s Cinderella crosses $250m globally in only second weekend of release.

'Insurgent' shoots into 76 overseas markets

19-Mar-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

Lionsgate’s sequel to land in over 9,000 screens internationally, day-and-date with its domestic bow.

Cinderella

'Cinderella' tops China box office

17-Mar-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Disney’s Cinderella topped the box office over its opening weekend in China, grossing $24.8m in three days.

Cinderella

'Cinderella' leads overseas with $62.4m

16-Mar-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

UPDATED MARCH 16: International bow for Disney’s live-action remake included the largest ever March opening in China; Universal’s Fifty Shades of Grey becomes distributor’s tenth highest-grossing film worldwide at $546.5m.

'Cinderella' begins international rollout

13-Mar-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s live-action remake waltzes day-and-date into China, Russia and Germany, among others.

Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 tops China box office with $30m

10-Mar-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Disney animation Big Hero 6 topped the China box office in its first full week of release, grossing $29.88m, while Jupiter Ascending opened in third with $23.06m.

Jupiter Ascending

'Jupiter Ascending' hits $100m int'l

9-Mar-2015 | By

UPDATED MARCH 9: The Wachowskis’ sci-fi surged past $100m thanks to a $23m China debut from 7,028 screens to deliver the studio’s fifth biggest three-day debut.

Fifty Shades crosses $500m global

5-Mar-2015 | By

Fifty Shades Of Grey has crossed $500m through Universal heading into its fourth weekend.

From Vegas To Macau II

Vegas To Macau tops China box office

3-Mar-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Sequel slips past Dragon Blade and Wolf Totem in second week of Chinese New Year holiday.

Stand By Me Doraemon

Doraemon breaks Hong Kong record

3-Mar-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

Animation has become the biggest grossing Japanese feature of all time in Hong Kong after just seven days of release.

Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades rules int'l on $34.3m

1-Mar-2015 | By

UPDATED MARCH 2: Fifty Shades Of Grey extended its dominion to a third weekend on top via Universal Pictures International as a confirmed $34.3m from 59 territories elevated the running total to $337m.

Focus

Focus ready to roll in 31 markets

26-Feb-2015 | By

Warner Bros Pictures International unleashes the caper film Focus starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie day-and-date with North America in 31 markets including the UK, Russia and South Korea.

Dragon Blade

Dragon Blade tops Chinese New Year box office

25-Feb-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Daniel Lee’s Dragon Blade, starring Jackie Chan, John Cusack and Adrien Brody, topped the China box office over the Chinese New Year holiday weekend, grossing $54.84m in its opening four days.

Fifty Shades Of Grey crosses $400m global

22-Feb-2015 | By

FEBRUARY 23 UPDATE: Universal’s Fifty Shades Of Grey reached a confirmed $405.1m worldwide and closed out the weekend as the leading film at the global box office for the second consecutive session.

Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades hits $300m at global box office

19-Feb-2015 | By

Fifty Shades Of Grey has raced to $311.7m worldwide via Universal heading into a second weekend it looks certain to dominate.  

Somewhere Only We Know

Somewhere tops China Valentine’s box office

17-Feb-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Xu Jinglei’s Somewhere Only We Know topped the China box office over the Valentine’s Day weekend, grossing $37.72m from 6.99 million admissions.

Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades storms to $174m int'l

15-Feb-2015 | By

FEBRUARY 17 UPDATE: Fifty Shades Of Grey generated a confirmed $156m through Sunday rising to $173.6m through Monday from 58 territories via Universal to generate the biggest ever international launch for an R-rated or equivalent film. The worldwide tally already stands at $266.6m.

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Fifty Shades hits $37.2m global

12-Feb-2015 | By

FEBRUARY 13 UPDATE: Fifty Shades Of Grey is now active in 34 international territories and has climbed to $28.6m via Universal Pictures International, rising to $37.2m worldwide factoring in Thursday night’s (February 12) estimated $8.6m midnight grosses in North America.

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