Fox continues Irish dominance with strong Rocky opening
Twentieth Century Fox's Rocky Balboa beat the competition hands down in Ireland (North and South) on its opening weekend with a massive $1.2m (Euros 925,390). A major comeback for a franchise after 16 years in retirement, Sylvester Stallone's biggest Irish opening of all time took more than 40% of all ticket sales, bringing in original Rocky fans along with a second generation of young recruits.
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