JANUARY 10 UPDATE: Jumanji adds $70m and is the top Hollywood film internationally. Meanwhile, Star Wars: The Last Jedi debuts at a distant second place in China.
Local comedy The Ex-File 3: The Return Of The Exes grossed $78.9m for $190m, and is the top grossing film internationally.
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UPDATED: Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle moved past the $500m worldwide mark over the weekend after earning $73.9m in its third session. The film now stands at $279.4m internationally and $523.8m worldwide. The film retained the top box office spot in 50 markets around the world, the same amount as last week. Jumanji had 10 markets that saw box office growth over last weekend, including a rare increase in Russia.
Asia’s regional total climbed to more than $60m over the weekend. South Korea, the sole new opener in the region, bowed to $6m over five days. India generated $1.9m for $7.8m, Indonesia produced $1.9m for $11.9m and first place, while Taiwan generated $1m for $5.1m.
Jumanji debuted in three territories in Latin America, led by a strong number one debut in Brazil on $5.1m, including previews, and Argentina, also number one, on $1.8m. Mexico added$1.9m in its third session, down just 16% for a running total of $14.9m. Colombia held onto the top spot in its second weekend, up 27% to earn $1.6m for $4.2m.
Italy launched on New Year’s Day at number one on $6.9m over 7 days, and the UK was number one its third weekend on $5.3m for $35.3m. France added $5.8m for $19.6m, Australia $5m for $21.4m. The film starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, and Jack Black debuts in China next week, followed by Japan in early April.
Insidious: The Last Key, the fourth installment in the series, began its international release on $19.9m from more than 5,700 screens, which is the highest opening take for any of the four films for the same group of 33 markets.
In Mexico the horror film grossed $3m for $3.7 in week one and claimed the number one spot for the weekend. Other debuts for the horror include France on $2.2m, including previews, Germany on $2m, Malaysia $1.6m and number one in the market, India $1.4m, and Spain $1.2m. The UK will be the next major market to release on January 12.
Ridley Scott’s account of the Getty kidnapping All The Money In The World launched in the UK on $1.6m from 483 screens. The opening is on par with The Big Short, Hacksaw Ridge and Argo, and 20% above American Made.
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UPDATED: Star Wars: The Last Jedi added $7.6bn worldwide on Tuesday to reach $1.223bn, of which $646 comes from international markets and $576.9m from North America. It stands at $103.9m in the UK, $74.2m in Germany, $58.2m in France, and $33m in China within its first week.
At the weekend, the sci-fi grossed a further $65.9m from 55 territories for $634m internationally and $1.207bn worldwide. The film debuted in China over the weekend, its final international market, where the film grossed $28.6m over the three day weekend, making it the number one western film of the weekend.
In Europe, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now the 10th highest grossing film ever, as well as highest grossing film of 2017. Rian Johnson’s sci-fi epic held onto the top spot for a fourth consecutive weekend in France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Hungary and Switzerland.
It has also become the number one film of 2017 in Germany and the UK, joining Croatia, Denmark, Finland (non-local), France, Hungary, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. It the UK the film has crossed $100m, making it the fifth biggest film of all-time there.
Japan recorded its fourth consecutive number one weekend. The UK and Germany remain the top two markets on $102.9m and $73.4m, respectively.
The tentpole earned $9.4m globally this weekend from IMAX screens for a running total of $115m. It now ranks as the fourth biggest all-time IMAX release globally and domestically.
Disney-Pixar’s Coco added $21.4m for $398.5m internationally and $590.5m worldwide. The animation based on Mexico’s Day of the Dead debuted in Brazil on $2.1m. Elsewhere, the film holding strong in several territories, including New Zealand where box office numbers increased by 51% over last weekend, while Venezuela saw a 26% increase.
China and Mexico remain the lead markets on $181m and $57.8m, respectively. The film opens in South Korea this week, along with Argentina and Uruguay.
UPDATED: The Greatest Showman entertained audiences to the tune of $24m in 74 markets. The international tally now stands at $74.7m. The film debuted in Russia and Germany on $4m and $2.2m, respectively. The UK generated $3.2m for $13.5m, down only 5%, Mexico dipped 9% on $1.9m for $7.3m, and Spain $1m for $3.7m, up 30%. The film opens in Norway.
Ferdinand brought in $23.7m from 69 markets, raising the international total to $113.2m. South Korea generated $2.4m, while France generated $4.1m for $12.8m, down only 1%. The animation grossed $2.4m for $8.6m in Russia. Ferdinand opens in six markets this weekend, including Brazil on January 11.
Murder On The Orient Express collected another $5.3m from 30 markets for $237m internationally. France produced $1.7m for $9.5m, Germany added another $580,000 for $14.4m, while Italy added $587,000 for $16.8m. Kingsman: The Golden Circle stands at $300.4m internationally. The sequel debuted in Japan on $4.2m, earning the number one spot in the market and opening three times bigger than Kingsman: The Secret Service.
Wonder added $8.3m from 66 markets for $92.1m internationally and $219m worldwide. Brazil is the top market on $20.1m after five weeks and ranks number two in the market. Italy stands at $10.2m after three, and Australia has generated $8.8m. Both in week one, Denmark and Finland generated $325,000 and $68,000, respectively.
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UPDATED: Pitch Perfect 3 grossed $17.8m for $54.9m internationally. The musical comedy debuted in nine markets over the weekend, including Australia where it produced $8.4m, and New Zealand, which produced $1.1m. The UK is the top holdover, generating $2.2m for $16.9m.
Darkest Hour grossed $2m for $7.6m internationally and $35.7m worldwide. Joe Wright’s Winston Churchill biopic debuted in France over the weekend on $1.3m. The film rolls out in the UK, Brazil, Australia, and Spain this weekend. Perfectos Desconocidos overtook newcomer Insidious: The Last Key and Jumanji to claim number one on $1.2m for $18.2m during its sixth session in Spain.
UPDATED: Molly’s Game grossed $5.4m over the weekend from 21 territories including the UK, France, and Spain. Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut arrived in the UK at number five on $1.5m, which is 23% higher than Steve Jobs, and on par with Zero Dark Thirty. Spain generated $541,000 for seventh place during its first week, while Belgium produced $158,000. France, where SND Films is distributing, produced $1.7m in week one, which is 11% higher than Zero Dark Thirty and on par with The Big Short. The Netherlands brought in a further $313,000 on 86 screens, lifting the two week total to $1m.
STX International debuted All The Money In The World in six new international territories over the weekend weekend, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, India, Iceland and Lithuania. The film earned $3.4m from STX territories and $1.7m in the UK where Sony is releasing. The film stands at $7.5m internationally.
Italy generated $1.4m for sixth place, while Australia generated $1.1m, including previews, from 224 locations. The film opens in two this week.