UPDATED DEC 10: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire generated a confirmed $42.9m through 83 Lionsgate international markets in its third weekend to push the running total to $340.6m. The global tally has reached $673.4m.
The Young Adult smash opened top in India on $703,000 from 613 sites and held on to number one in Australia, Mexico, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium among others.
The UK is the lead market thus far on $42.6m, followed by Germany on $31m, China on $26.8m, Australia on $26.3m, Russia on $22.5m, Mexico on $20m, Scandinavia on $19.6m, France on $17.6m and Brazil on $15.7m.
Spain has delivered $12.2m, Italy $9.3m, South Korea $6.8m, Philippines $6.2m, Netherlands $5.9m, Taiwan $5.2m, New Zealand $4.4m, Singapore $4.3m, Turkey $3.9m, Belgium $3.6m, Malaysia $3.5m, Austria $3.3m and Hong Kong $3.1m. and Thailand $3.1m.
- Frozen is beginning to go through its paces and brought in $30.6m from 23 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International territories in its second weekend to reach an early $55.9m.The total climbs to $190.2m worldwide factoring in the $134.3m North American tally. The release stands at $14.5m in Germany where it stayed top, $8.2m in France following a number one debut including previews, $8m in Spain where it also held at number one, $7.4m in the UK where it opened top, $2.8m in Poland and £2m in Malaysia.
Thor: The Dark World crossed $600m worldwide last week and added $5.4m from 71 international territories to reach $416.7m. The global haul stands at $610.3m. China remains the lead market outside North America on $51.3m, followed by Russia on $36.2m, the UK on $31.4m and Brazil on $27.2m. Spain has generated $8.9m.
- Chinese titles The Four 2 opened on $13m in while No Man’s Land debuted on $11m and The White Storm added $8m for a $21m running total.
- UPDATE: Gravity brought in $10m from 47 Warner Bros Pictures International for $379.3m with Japan yet to open. China is the top international market on $63.7m after three weekends, France on $46.6m after seven, the UK on $39.1m after five and South Korea on $30m after eight.
Russia has produced $21.2m after 10, Australia $19.3m after 10, Mexico $17.6m after eight, Germany $17.3m after 10, Spain $11m after 10 and Brazil on $8.1m. The Italian run has terminated on $8.6m.
- UPDATE: Sony Pictures Releasing International’s Captain Phillips took another stride towards $100m as $6.1m from 78 territories elevated the running total to $94.6m.
The thriller debuted in Russia at number two on $1.8m and added $661,857 in Japan for $2.9m and $598,530 for $1.7m in Mexico, both after two weekends.
Carrie added $5.4m from 47 for $34.2m, rising to approximately $38m including a handful of MGM licensees. The horror remake opened at number four in Germany on $926,908, Spain at number five on $826,912, France at number five on $846,022 and Brazil at number three on $928,583. The UK has reached $2.2m after two sessions.
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 crossed $100m as $3.7m from 60 territories raised the tally to $101.8m. The animation debuted in Australia in second place on $1.5m.
- UPDATE: 47 Ronin opened in Japan on December 6 through Universal Pictures International (UPI) and grossed $1.1m from 333 venues to rank number five behind four local films including Lupin V. Conan in its first weekend and the second session of Spec-Close-Reincarnation.
The martial arts film opens in Singapore and Malaysia on December 19, Indonesia on December 20 with 15 more territories to follow in the last weekend of 2013 including the UK and Spain. 47 Ronin opens in North American on December 25.
Despicable Me 2 stands at $551.5m and arrives in its final market of China on January 10 2014. About Time has reached $48.3m and debuted top in South Korea on $4m from 289 venues and Mexico at number eight on $251,000 from 85.
Catching Fire opened through UPI in Italy and India, grossing $2.9m from 1,200 in two territories for a $10m running total. It scored $2.2m from 641 in Italy to hold on to number one and reach a $9.3m running total. Last Vegas has reached $7.2m from 13 UPI territories rising to $23.5m overall including Good Universe licensees. Oldboy opened in limited release in Germany, Italy and the UK and grossed $520,000 from 218 sites including $155,000 from 251 in the UK.
- UPDATE: Fox International’s ensemble drug drama The Counselor grossed $3.2m from 48 markets to stand at $43.7m. Span generated a further $965,997 in the second weekend for $2.9m and Germany stands at $1.9m after the same period of time. France has produced $5.5m and Japan $4.7m, both after four.
Epic added $2m in China for $5.9m after two and has amassed $160.9m overall. DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo stands at $200.8m and The Heat $71.2m.
Citizen Kramer opened in Chile at number one on $1.5m for the biggest launch of the year-to-date for a Chilean film and the fifth biggest in history.
- Bad Grandpa generated $1.5m through 27 Paramount Pictures International territories for $39.3m. the comedy added $356,000 in the second weekend in Brazil for $1.1m.
- Ender’s Game added $1.7m through Sierra/Affinity licensees to bring the running total to $27.2m and opened in Australia on $775,000 from 203 to rank fourth.