UPDATE: The distributor confirmed on Monday morning (30) that The Dark Knight Rises added $126.2m over the weekend and drew approximately 18m admissions from 17,200 screens in 57 markets.
Overall box office dropped a mere 49% and France led the openers on $11.4m (€9.4m) from 892, followed by Germany on $11.3m (€9.3m) from 1,029. Both results included previews.
Mexico generated $9.6m (Ps130) from 2,736 screens, Russia $8.3m (Rbl 270m) from 1,310, Brazil $6.8m (R13.9m) from 934 and Japan $5.8m (¥455.2m) from 546 screens including previews
The UK led the holdovers as $11.3m (£7.3m) from 598 boosted the running total after two weekends to $47.9m (£30.7m). South Korea produced $6.9m (KRW 8bn) from 818 for $27.4m (KRW 31.5bn), Australia $7.6m (A$7.4m) from 631 for $27.3m (A$26.6m) and Spain $2.1m (€1.7m) from 608 for $8.6m (€7m).
Meanwhile Fox International reported that Ice Age 4 brought in a further $50.7m from 15,932 in 69 territories for $516.3m. There were three prominent launches: China produced $15.7m from 3,500 screens, South Korea generated $3m from 501 and India $1.6m from 238.
The film has amassed $48.1m in Germany after four, $43m in France after five, $42.8m in Mexico after five, $41.2m in Russia after three, $33.1m in the UK after three and a stunning $26.5m in Argentina after five. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has grossed $34.6m.
The Amazing Spider-Man grossed $12.9m through Sony Pictures Releasing International and has reached $412.9m.
Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax added $5.9m through Universal Pictures International in 3,506 sites in 13 territories for $110.6m and opened in the UK on $2.9m from 502 sites. Ted stands at $44.1m.
Paramount Pictures International confirmed that Madagascar 3 added $6.9m from 2,367 theatres in 41 countries reported for a running total of $291.7m with several major markets still to come. The Dictator stands at $105.7m.