Fox International prepares to unleash its YA adaptation The Maze Runner in an estimated 37 territories this weekend day-and-date with the North American launch.
The action film about children trapped behind a dangerous labyrinth has grossed more than $12m from early launches and ventures into Australia, Brazil, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Hong Kong and Argentina.
The Fault In Our Stars stands at $175.3m and more than $300m worldwide, DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2 $434.6m and Let’s Be Cops $22.9m.
Another release that goes out day-and-date in a number of markets is the crime drama A Walk Among The Tombstones (pictured) starring Liam Neeson.
The film arrives this weekend in the UK and Canada through eOne, CIS-Russia through A Company, Italy through Eagle, Denmark and Mexico via CDC, Singapore through Cathay and South Korea through Dream West.
Bloom has inherited international distribution oversight after company co-head Alex Walton closed the deals while at Exclusive Media.
Faced with such an onslaught of fresh competition Lucy will need to be on good form to retain its crown.
The thriller stands at more than $230m through Universal Pictures International and EuropaCorp and opens this weekend in Venezuela, Argentina and Bolivia.
As Above, So Below opens in Mexico and Lone Scherfig’s recent Toronto world premiere The Riot Club debuts in the UK. A Million Ways To Die In The West debuts in Brazil, while 1789 Les Amants De La Bastille arrives in South Korea.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has grossed $140.2m while Hercules stands at $141.7m through Paramount Pictures International.
Warner Bros Pictures International’s If I Stay debuts in France, Germany, Italy and Spain and stands at an early $16.8m
Into The Storm is expected to coast past $100m this weekend despite no new openings. The action film stands at $93.5m.
Sony Pictures releasing International opens Sin City: A Dame To Kill For in Germany and Austria as Think Like A Man Too debuts in the UK.
Deliver Us From Evil (Beware The Night) has grossed $43.8m and opens in Brazil and Japan and the Netherlands and Sex Tape on $63.1m arrives in Colombia and Venezuela. 22 Jump Street has amassed $132.3m.
Marvel Studios’ Guardians Of The Galaxy has climbed to $311.7m through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International, while Million Dollar Arm stands at $2.1m.
Planes: Fire & Rescue opens in Australia and has grossed $78.3m. The One-Hundred Foot Journey stands at $13.4m and opens in select Latin America territories this weekend.
Lionsgate International’s Divergent has reached $135m and counting and took $10m in its first seven days in China, which at this rate is poised to overtake the $13.3m haul in France and $11.1m in the UK to become the biggest market.