Lucy ruled the roost last weekend with a $29m haul that elevated the international running total past $100m and to more than $65.2m from Universal territories.
The Scarlett Johansson thriller will be vying to stay on top through its Universal and EuropaCorp markets, although all eyes will be on the China debut of Fox’s Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes.
Marvel Studios’ Guardians Of The Galaxy crossed $500m worldwide this week and will soar past the $250m international mark with debuts scheduled for Germany and Austria through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International.
The Hundred-Food Journey has taken $7.1m and arrives in Brazil and Hong Kong, while Million Dollar Arm opens in the UK.
Planes: Fire & Rescue stands at $61m and touches down in Sweden and Italy, among others.
Into The Storm has grossed $34m through Warner Bros Pictures International heading into the weekend and opens in South Korea, Spain, Brazil and Italy. If I Stay ventures into the UK, Australia and Mexico.
Fox International executives reported that DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2 stands at $417.7m, while Let’s Be Cops debuts in around 12 markets including the UK and Russia and has grossed an early $3.8m.
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes stands at $358.4m and arrives in China. El Niño opens in Spain and Doktorspiele in Germany.
Paramount Pictures International’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles stands at $98.6m and will cross $100m in the coming days, while Hercules has grossed $94.7m and Transformers: Age Of Extinction $824.4m.
Sony Pictures Releasing International’s comedy 22 Jump Street has amassed $119.3m and debuts in France, Mexico and Hong Kong this weekend. The comedy Sex Tape $40.4m and horror thriller Deliver Us From Evil on $19.4m ventures into Russia.
The Expendables 3 opens in China on September 1 and has generated more than $38m through Nu Image licensees and other distributors.