Red Granite International’s The Wolf Of Wall Street has reached $82.5m outside North America and will look to dominate the international arena for a second consecutive session.
The dark comedy’s worldwide running total stands at $175.5m factoring in the $93m North American tally and this could be the weekend when the international component overtakes the North American portion.
The lead territory thus far remains France on $21.2m through Metropolitan, followed by $7.4m in the UK and $6.7m in Germany, both through Universal.
The Wolf Of Wall Street, which recently earned Leonardo DiCaprio a Golden Globe for best actor in a comedy or musical, stands at $4.6m in Poland through Monolith, $3.6m in Spain through Universal and $3.5m in South Korea through Michael Kim.
Elsewhere the film has generated $2.9m in Mexico through Sun, $2.5m in Belgium through Dutch Filmworks, $2.1m in Denmark through Universal,
Warner Bros Pictures International’s The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug could sweep past $600m this weekend and has reached $590m, while Gravity stands at $425m.
Sony Pictures Releasing International launches American Hustle in 11 markets including Argentina. The Oscar-nominated film has grossed around $36m, of which a little over $34m comes from Panorama licensees. SPRI distributes in Latin America, South Africa, and Eastern Europe excluding Russia and Ukraine.
I, Frankenstein opens in Germany and Austria this weekend day-and-date with North America and also opens in Russia through Fox International.
Fox International’s The Book Thief on $11.8m opens in 10 including Argentina and South Africa. Devil’s Due has grossed and arrives in 10 including Brazil and Holland.
Reliance Big and BBC Earth’s Walking With Dinosaurs arrives in Italy and has amassed $72.1m including those territories licensed through IM Global.
Universal Pictures International opens Dallas Buyers Club opens in Colombia, Oldboy in Spain and The Wolf Of Wall Street in Italian-speaking Switzerland.
Paramount Pictures International’s Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit has grossed more than $23m.
Lionsgate International executives reported that Escape Plan has reached $108.2m, Tarzan 3D $13.7m and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $435.9m.
The Legend Of Hercules opens in Spain through the Nu Image licensee.
Last Vegas stands at $53.9m, mostly through Good Universe licensees including Universal, and opens this weekend in Italy through Universal.