The Dark Knight Rises has amassed $464m through Warner Bros Pictures International and the question is can it stay top for the fifth consecutive weekend.
Batman will face stiff competition from a pair of Universal films that are poised to play well. Universal Pictures International’s R-rated comedy Ted stands at $124.6m after grossing more than $20m last weekend and will pose a threat as word of mouth builds on the US summer breakout.
The Bourne Legacy has raced to an early $9.6m and opens in the UK, Australia, Spain and New Zealand. Universal also has The Expendables 2 in Russia in Italy, both of which open day-and-date with North America this weekend.
ParaNorman, Laika Entertainment’s animated follow-up to Coraline, stands at an early $5.5m and arrives in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and the Netherlands among several others day-and-date with North America. What To Expect When You’re Expecting opens in Germany.
Sony Pictures Releasing International’s sci-fi reboot Total Recall stands at $40.5m and opens in around 12 markets this weekend including France, Brazil and South Korea. The Amazing Spider-Man has reached $437.2m. The Pirates! Band Of Misfits opens in Spain.
Fox International’s Ice Age 4 stands at $626.5m, while Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has reached $41.8m and Prometheus stands at $197.8m. 360 opens through Fox in Germany.
Paramount Pictures International’s documentary Katy Perry: Part Of Me debuts in Mexico. Madagascar 3 stands at $344.2m while The Dictator has grossed $109.7m.