SEPTEMBER 15 UPDATE: Lucy the brave soared past $200m as an overall $24.9m through Universal and EuropaCorp propelled the running total to $230.6m.
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UPDATE: The confirmed $23.1m Universal haul from 55 active territories elevated the studio’s score to $179.5m. The film opened top in Russia on $9.6m from 1,014 site.
Universal distributes the thriller starring Scarlett Johansson across most of the world with producer-financier EuropaCorp handling select key territories – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Hong Kong.
The Boxtrolls, which Universal distributes internationally, opened in eight territories on $5.5m including a number one $3.2m UK debut and a $1.7m opening in Mexico that is expected to deliver a number two ranking.
As Above/So Below opened in 14 territories, adding $3.2m from 32 for $8.7m. Boyhood has reached $11.5m through Universal and opened in Spain on $317,000. The Purge: Anarchy stands at $35.1m.
Nu Image executives were expecting to update The Expendables 3’s run in China after that momentous $33m first week. It is understood the action film stands at $63m and overall has amassed more than $118m through Nu Image licensees.
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UPDATE: Into The Storm continues to wind towards $100m and generated a confirmed $14.4m from 44 markets to reach $87.9m. Flash projections estimated the thriller opened in China on $7.7m from 5,300 screens.
The lead market South Korea has generated $14.5m after adding $2m in the third weekend, while Mexico added $1.9m for $6.5m after two and Australia stands at $3.4m after two.
If I Stay grossed $3.4m from 32 territories for $15.7m and after three sessions stands at $2.3m in Australia, $2.2m in Russia and $1.9m in Brazil. The UK and Mexico have delivered $2.2m and $1m after two, respectively.
Dolphin Tale 2 launched in seven markets day-and-date with the number two US debut and took $1.5m.
Rurouni Kenshin series finaleRurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends launched at number one in Japan on $8.7m. Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends are Warner Entertainment Japan productions.
Relatos Salvajes added $1.6m from Argentina, Chile, Peru and Uruguay for $11.7m.
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UPDATE: Sex Tape grossed $10.4m from 52 markets to reach $60.5m, powered by a $4.1m number one debut in Germany. The comedy opened top in France on $1.4m, ranked second in Italy on $1.3m and delivered an excellent $783,000 debut in Austria. The UK added $1.1m for $4.4m after two weekends.
Deliver Us From Evil brought in a further $4.7m to climb to $41.8m. The horror arrived in Mexico in fourth place on $1.2m. 22 Jump Street added $1.9m for $131.7m.
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UPDATE: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles grossed $10.1m from 49 territories as the tally climbed to $138.5m. The highlight was a superb number one $6m Australian debut.
Hercules took $9.8m from 45 to reach $138.8m, adding $2.7m in Brazil to reach $8.8m and rank number one for the second consecutive weekend. Germany produced $1.7m for $5.4m after two and Spain $678,000 for $3m after the same period. The adventure launches in China and Japan in October.
Transformers: Age Of Extinction stands at $835.7m.
Divergent has opened in its final market, China. The action film grossed around $10m in its first week and the international running total stands at $135.4m. Lead markets are France on $13.3m, the UK on $11.1m, Australia on $9.9m, China on $9.5m and Mexico on $7.7m.
UPDATE: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes has reached $463.9m following a $9.5m weekend haul from 18 markets. The film is about to cross $100m in China, which generated $7.6m in the third session for $95.3m. Venezuela returned a number one result for the second weekend as $936,000 boosted the tally to $3.1m.
The Maze Runner generated $8.5m and scored five number one debuts in a string of early market releases one week ahead of the North American release. Mexico led the way on $2.6m from 753, Taiwan generated $2.2m from 135, Malaysia $1.9m from 270 and Singapore $1.4m from 57.
The Fault In Our Stars added $3.1m for $175.2m, Let’s Be Cops $2.8m for $22.6m and DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2 $2.1m for $435.9m.
Fox International Productions’ Finding Fanny grossed $4.7m worldwide from 1,240 screens in India, the US and the UK. The film ranks top in India where it opened on $4.3m.
Spanish co-production El Nino stayed top in its third consecutive weekend in Spain as $2.2m from 441 screens boosted the tally to $13.5m Doktorspiele has reached $5.9m in Germany after three sessions and Guten Tag, Ramon $3.9m in Mexico after four.
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Marvel Studios’ Guardians Of The Galaxy added $9.3m to reach $305.6m internationally and $611.5m worldwide. The film opened in Japan as the top Hollywood release on $2.1m. The UK remains the lead territory on $44.4m, followed by Russia on $37.3m, Australia on $22.3m, France on $19.8m and Mexico on $19.5m.
Guardians has become the sixth Marvel Studios release to cross $600m worldwide and there are still China and Italy to go.
Before I Go To Sleep has reached $3.1m in the UK.