Warner Bros Pictures International’s space thriller had reached $39.4m by Thursday (October 10) and is expected to cross $50m by the end of the weekend with 10 new markets set to open.
All eyes will be on Brazil to produce a strong debut for Alfonso Cuaron’s acclaimed release and the film should have plenty in the tank to deliver a series of solid holds. The Conjuring opens in Italy and We’re The Millers in Spain.
The Wolverine arrives in China this weekend through Fox International.
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International top brass release Planes in France and Benelux this weekend. The animation has reached $95.3m.
The Lone Ranger stands at $167.9m and Monsters University $474.3m. Both have opened in all their markets.
The Fifth Estate arrives in its first market, the UK, this weekend.
Sony Pictures Releasing International executives reported that 2 Guns stands at $23.8m from SPRI markets, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 $11.8m, Elysium $180.5m from SPRI markets, Grown Ups 2 $107.2m, Insidious: Chapter 2 $18.4m from SPRI markets, The Smurfs 2 $263.7m excluding Japan and White House Down $128.3m.
Lionsgate International licensees open Prisoners in France and Germany over the session and the kidnapping thriller has grossed more than $14.1m. Riddick on more than $48m arrives in Brazil.