BOX OFFICE: Warner Bros space epic races to $129m from international markets

Warner Bros’ space smash has reached $128.7m internationally and studio executives will look for a fourth weekend in pole position with debuts set for France and Sweden.

Gravity has grossed $177.2m in North America to reach $305.9m and counting globally. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star and Alfonso Cuaron directed and co-wrote the screenplay with Jonas Cuaron.

Sticking with Warner Bros Pictures International, The Conjuring has amassed $175.5m and We’re The Millers stands at $111.5m.

Sony Pictures Releasing International executives said that Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 on $31.1m arrives in 13 territories including the UK, Germany and Russia.

Captain Phillips has reached an early $13.6m and sets sail this weekend in Australia, South Korea and Hong Kong.

Horror remake Carries ventures into its first 13 territories, while Insidious: Chapter 2 opens in several new markets and stands at $37.2m through Sony. 2 Guns has grossed $33.6m through Sony territories.

Fox International’s The Heat on $70.2m opens in Spain, while Machete Kills and local title Gorkoi arrive in Russia. Ridley Scott thriller The Counselor opens day-and-date with North America in Brazil and five other markets. DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo stands at $146.4m and The Wolverine $264.7m.

Planes has grossed $113.5m through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International, while The Lone Ranger has reached $171.1m and Monsters University $475.3m.

DreamWorks’ The Fifth Estate has grossed an early $1.7m and arrives this weekend in Russia, Mexico and Italy.

Eric Bana and Rachel Hall thriller Closed Circuit opens in the UK through Universal Pictures International.

Prisoners has grossed more than $34.4m through Lionsgate International licensees and stands at $10m in the UK, $5m in France and $2.7m in Germany.

Escape Plan on $17m opens in China on October 29, while Riddick stands at $51.6m and opens in Mexico and has taken $10.2m in Russia.

Now You See Me has reached $226m and opens in Japan this weekend. The mystery has amassed $26.2m in France, $21.6m in Russia, $17.5m in China, $17.2m in South Korea and $16.7m in the UK.

Australia has generated $15.6m, Mexico $14m, Spain $13.6m, Brazil $7m and Italy $5.8m.