'Lucy' Outsmarts the Competition with $34M Overseas Haul; 'Guardians' Continues to Grow
on August 24, 2014
Lucy brought in $34 million over the weekend, crossing the $100 million milestone overseas. The Luc Besson action flick has now scored $103 million outside of North America and $226.6 million worldwide.
Guardians of the Galaxy put up more big numbers in its fourth frame overseas. The film earned $20.7 million from 66 territories en route to a $237.6 million overseas cume. Guardians has grossed $489.4 million globally thanks to top markets like the UK ($37.1M) and Russia ($34M).
How to Train Your Dragon 2 soared above the $400 million overseas mark after putting up an $18.2 million weekend from 27 markets. The sequel is on pace to become the 19th highest grossing animated title of all time at the overseas box office. A $402.4 million overseas cume has lifted the sequel's global total up to $574.4 million.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles inches one step closer to the $100 million overseas mark after putting up a $15.5 million weekend from 35 territories. The film has grossed $93.2 million outside of North America and $238.8 million worldwide.
Into the Storm caught $8.8 million from 43 markets to take its overseas cume to $30.3 million. The natural disaster flick has grossed $68.6 million globally.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes collected $8.5 million from 41 markets to reach a $353 million overseas cume. The film has grossed $557 million worldwide with a Chinese release still on the schedule.
A $5.4 million weekend brings the overseas total of Transformers: Age of Extinction up to $821.3 million. The Transformers sequel is currently playing in 44 territories and has grossed a whopping total of $1.065 billion globally.
The Fault in our Stars continues its steady earnings around the world, registering a $5.3 million from 19 markets in its latest overseas tally. The film has grossed a total of $156.6 million outside of North America and $280.9 million worldwide.
Step Up All In pulled in $5.3 million from 44 markets to take its overseas tally over the $50 million mark. The film has grossed a total of $53.5 million outside of North America and $67.1 million worldwide.
Hercules took the #1 spot in a $4.2 million Mexican debut to account for more than half of this weekend's $8.2 million overseas tally from 29 territories. The film has now grossed a total of $90.7 million outside of North America and $160.6 million worldwide.
Sex Tape uncovered $3.7 million this weekend, including a $740k bow from Brazil. The raunchy comedy has grossed a total of $38.9 million overseas and continues to struggle worldwide with a $76.8 million global cume.
Deliver Us From Evil collected $3.3 million from 37 markets to raise its overseas cume up to $17.9 million. The film has grossed $48.4 million worldwide.
22 Jump Street added $2.8 million from 32 markets and reached an $118.1 million overseas cume. The comedy has grossed $308.2 million worldwide.
Neighbors has held up well all summer long, registering a $1.4 million take in its latest overseas tally. The comedy has now grossed a total of $116.5 million overseas and $266.5 million worldwide.
Let's Be Cops brought in $1.3 million from 12 markets, taking its overseas tally up to $2.4 million. The film has grossed $47.6 million worldwide.