'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Nets $377M Global Cume in Latest Overseas Expansion
on May 04, 2014
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is now in release across all global territories and celebrated the biggest expansion in its run with a $116 million weekend overseas, including $6.75 million from IMAX screens. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has grossed a total of $277 million after three weekends of release overseas, with $15.7 million of that figure coming from IMAX.
Spidey claimed the biggest opening weekend of all time for a Hollywood title in India with a $6.5 million debut. The previous record holder was its franchise predecessor, The Amazing Spider-Man, which took a $5.6 million bow from India. The Indian premiere of the new Spider-Man film was more than twice the openings of The Avengers and Spider-Man 3, and more than three times the opening gross of Captain America 2 and Thor 2.
The Spider-Man sequel took a big single-day debut in China with a $10.4 million tally from Sunday alone. Sunday was a workday in China, making the Spidey sequel the biggest opener of all time for a workday. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 recorded the biggest ever screen count for a new release in China, where it opened across 11,002 screens.
The superhero sequel took a $10.5 million opening in Brazil, a 76% improvement over the debut of its immediate predecessor. Spidey also registered a $10.6 million bow in France, 32% ahead of the franchise’s previous installment.
Other top openings for the latest Spider-Man sequel include a $5.6 million bow in the Philippines, $4.6 million from Malaysia, $43.5 million from Singapore, $2.6 million from Thailand, $2.4 million from the United Arab Emirates, $2.2 million from Colombia, $1.9 million from Central America, $1.4 million from Peru, and $1.3 million from Chile.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has grossed $369 million worldwide.