UPDATED MAY 5: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 kept the international box office ensnared in its web as a confirmed $116.8m through Sony Pictures Releasing International boosted the tally after three sessions to $277.5m.
Combined with the weekend’s $91.6m estimated North America debut, the wall-crawler has reached $269.1m worldwide.
The international haul included $6.8m from Imax, whose running total climbed to $15.7m.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opened in France on $11m from 837 screens to beat the 2012 original by 32% and arrived in Brazil on $10.8m from 1,139 to beat its predecessor by 76%.
Spidey 2 debut in China on 11,031 screens on $9.9m on a working Sunday for the biggest debut for a workday.
The superhero sequel swung into action in India on $6.9m from 1,523 for the biggest Hollywod debut in history. A confirmed $5.6m from 532 in the Philippines was good enough for the third biggest debut in history behind Iron Man 3 and Avengers.
Indonesia generated $5.3m from 551, Malaysia $5m from 704, Hong Kong $3.7m from 207, Singapore $3.8m from 134, Thailand $2.9m from 332 and Vietnam $1.3m from 111. All these Asian debuts beat those of the original by a considerable margin.
The film arrived in Colombia on $2.2m from 414, Central America on $1.8m from 285, Peru on $1.4m from 217 and Chile on $1.3m from 138. All these Latin America debuts were at least 11% higher than those of the original. The UAE produced a $2.3m debut from 105.
The UK added $3.3m for $33.2m, Mexico $2.3m for $24.5m, South Korea $6m for $23.7m, Germany $2.4m for $13.7m and Australia $1.3m for $12.6m.
- UPDATE: Rio 2 brought in a confirmed $25.7m through Fox International from 72 markets to elevate the running total to $290.4m.
The animation set a new industry opening weekend record in Venezuela on $2.15m from 108 screens and arrived in South Korea on $1.7m from 520 heading into the Children’s Day and Buddha’s Birthday holidays on Monday and Tuesday.
In its fourth weekend, the film added $3.1m from 700 screens in China for $35.5m and scored $3m in France for $20.2m after four sessions.
A further $1.5m in Germany boosted the tally to $14.2m after five while $1.4m in Mexico propelled the running total to $27.8m. After four weekends Rio 2 has grossed more than Frozen in Mexico as the fifth biggest animation release and Fox’s third biggest animation and fourth biggest release overall.
Italy generated $1.1m for $7.8m after three, Brazil $1.2m for $26.8m after six and Argentina $1.1m for $6.9m after four and the distinction of ranking as the seventh biggest animation release. Holland produced $925,845 at number one for $4.1m after four weekends.
The next market to open in Australia on June 20.
The Other Woman grossed $19.6m from 49 markets to stands at $46.2m and opened top in Germany on $4.2m from 551, third in Russia on $2.4m from 1,167 and fourth in Mexico on $1.2m from 431.
The UK led the holds as $2.4m boosted the running total to $8.8m and second place. Australia produced $2.1m for $13.7m after three.
Wes Anderson’s stealer run with The Grand Budapest Hotel took another step towards the $100m as $3.9m from 41 markets elevated the tally to $89.5m.
The comedy smash has grossed $8.3m in Germany after nine sessions and $7.9m in Australia after four. It opens in Japan on June 6 and Brazil on June 26. DreamWorks Animation’s Mr Peabody & Sherman stands at $158.3m.
- China’s My Old Classmate added a further $19m to reach $55m. The Great Hypnotist grossed $14m for $25m and Qu’est Ce Qu’on a Fait Au Bon Dieu? added $11m for $41m.
- Frozen added $11.1m in its 24th weekend through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International (WDSMPI) for $768.9m and $1.169bn worldwide. The animation smash took all its money in Japan as it scored its biggest haul in a thunderous eight-weekend number one take-over that has elevated the running total to $143.2m.
The film now ranks as the biggest Disney/Pixar release in Japan and the biggest Western animation of all time and the tenth biggest release overall. In another distinction, Frozen shattered Armageddon’s 16-year record to become Disney’s biggest release in the market.
Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Solider crossed $675m worldwide as the superhero hit brought in $10m internationally for $442m through WDSMPI and a $679.8m global tally.
The Captain has amassed $115.8m in China, where it ranks as the second biggest Disney release behind Iron Man 3 and the fifth biggest Western release.
- Noah claimed a further $6.6m through Paramount Pictures International in its seventh session to climb to $233.4m. The Biblical interrelation added $1.7 in Brazil for $29.6m after five sessions and stands at $11.1m in France and $10.5m in Italy after four. After five sessions the UK and Germany are at $15.9m and $11.4m, respectively.
- UPDATE: Divergent has crossed $250m worldwide. after reaching $108.3m internationally and $142.7m in North America. The YA adaptation opened in second place in Spain on $2.2m from 335 screens. Transcendence added $4.5m for $38m. Pompeii added £2.9m from 17 markets for $71.4m and opened in the UK on $1.8m.
- UPDATE: Spanish smash Ocho Apellidos Vascos (Spanish Affairs) stayed top in Spain through Universal Pictures International for the eighth consecutive weekend in a row on $3.6m from 331 sites for $68.7m (€49.8m). The film ranks as Universal’s highest of all time in Spain and is the highest grossing Spanish film of all time in Spain and the second biggest release ever behind Avatar on €77m.
French comedy Babysitting, which Universal releases in France and Latin America, added $2.6m in France for $11.2m after two sessions. Ride Along stands at $18.5m and Spanish comedy La Vida Inesperada (Life Unexpected) $1m in Spain after two.
- The Lego Movie has reached $204.4m through Warner Bros Pictures International.
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