Disney’s Tangled is fast approaching $300m following another mighty weekend that saw the film hold on to its international berth.
An estimated $23.7m from 5,159 screens in 50 territories boosted the tally to $285.1m. The film held on to number one in its second weekend in the UK as $7.2m from 434 raised the total to $17.1m.
Tangled opened as the top attraction in Spain on $5.6m from 472 for Disney’s fourth biggest animated launch, while the $1.3m debut in Sweden from 120 was the company’s third biggest animated opening.
Tron: Legacy crossed $200m as $5.3m from 5,019 in 53 resulted in a $203.7m running total. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International reported another strong weekend for Red in Japan where $1.8m from 297 venues boosted the total to $7.8m after nine days.
- Sony Pictures Releasing International’s The Green Hornet added $16.7m from 5,740 in 73 for $83.8m. It opened top in Russia on $3.4m from 723. GK Film’s The Tourist stands at $157.5m and Burlesque has grossed $42.1m.
- Fox International’s Black Swan added an excellent $12.8m from 1,913 screens in 28 markets for a superb early $48m running total. The psychodrama added $2.8m in the UK for $17m after three weekends, and $2.7m in Germany for $10.6m after three.
These are big numbers for what is essentially an arthouse release and the film is performing well also in Australia, where it stands at $8.9m after three. It opened in Brazil on $1.3m from 174.
Gulliver’s Travels added $10.4m from 2,756 screens in 34 markets for $140m and Love& Other Drugs stands at $58.7m. After a long hiatus Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps opened in Japan in second place to Red among the Hollywood exports on $1.9m from 348 screens as the overseas tally climbed to $81m.
127 Hours opened in six new markets including Spain where it took $722,000 from 210, earning $1.5m overall from 476 screens in ten markets for a Fox-distributed $2.4m. The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader grossed $1.4m from 1,776 screens in 23 markets for $274m, with Japan poised to opn on Feb 25.
- Universal/UPI’s underwater adventure Sanctum 3-D opened in Australia and the UK for $3.1m from 591 dates including 16 IMAX dates this weekend. Australia generated a strong $1.6m from 219 in second place while the UK produced $1.5m from 372. The Dilemma grossed $2.6m from 1,200 in 23 for $14.4m and CBS Films’ The Mechanic, which UPI is handling only in Russia, added $1.7m in its second weekend for $7.2m.
- Paramount/PPI’s True Grit grossed $2m from 413 sites in Australia, Mexico and New Zealand for $5.2m. Little Fockers added $3m from 1,698 in 58 for $157m, while Megamind stands at $170m. PPI launched The Fighter opened in the UK on $3.3m from 397 locations and reported that The King’s Speech added $1.8m from 256 sites in Australia and New Zealand for $22m.