Warner Bros’ acclaimed space adventure launches day-and-date with North America in 27 markets this weekend.

Warner Bros’ acclaimed space adventure starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney and directed by Alfonso Cuaron launches day-and-date with North America in 27 markets this weekend.

Gravity will touch down in Australia, Germany, Italy, Russia and Spain and will be active on approximately 4,600 screens overall.

Warner Bros Pictures International’s horror smash The Conjuring has amassed $163m, while the comedy hit We’re The Millers stands at $98m and will cross $100m this weekend.

The widely admired independent Ron Howard film Rush, financed in a 50-50 split by Cross Creek Pictures and Exclusive Media, had raced to $24.9m as of this week through Exclusive Media’s international licensees.

The F1 drama starring Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl opened on $1m in France last week, scored a number two debut in Canada on $1.2m and has amassed more than $5.3m in Italy after two sessions.

The UK run through StudioCanal has generated more than $10.5m after three.

This weekend Rush arrives in Australia through eOne, Germany and Niki Lauda’s native Austria through Universum/RTL, Colombia through California/Cinecolombia, and Norway and Sweden through Mis Label.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International’s animation Planes has reached $85.8m, The Lone Ranger $158.8m and Monsters University $473.1m.

Sony Pictures Releasing International executives reported that The Smurfs 2 stands at $253.7m, Elysium $174.8m, 2 Guns $18m from Sony markets and excluding those licensed by Foresight Unlimited.

Grown Ups 2 has grossed $102.6m, White House Down $123.3m, Insidious: Chapter 2 opened in 16 markets including France, Russia, Sweden and Singapore and has grossed an early $7.1m from Sony markets excluding those licensed by Blumhouse International.

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs stands at an early $1.6m and arrives in six markets led by Brazil and Mexico.

Fox International opens the thriller Runner Runner starring Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck in around 16 markets day-and-date with North America, among them Spain, Brazil and Mexico. The film opened last weekend and has grossed $12.7m so far.

DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo has crossed $100m and arrives this weekend in German-speaking Europe. The Heat on $67.1m debuts in Italy.

Despicable Me 2 continues to venture into $500m-plus territory for Universal Pictures International.