GLOBAL REPORT: 'Everest' Nears $100M Global Mark, 'Minions' Hits $800M Outside of North America
on September 27, 2015
Everest keeps on reaching new heights, adding $33.8 million from 62 territories over the weekend to reach a $73.7 million overseas total. Russia is the weekend's top new market with a $5.2 million bow from 1,100 dates. IMAX screenings brought in $4.1 million this weekend, taking the overseas total to $8.2 million. Everest has grossed $96.8 million worldwide.
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials crossed $100 million overseas this weekend, after scoring $28.4 million from 70 markets. South Korea is the top holdover with $4.1 million from 572 screens ($12.9M Cume) while Germany registered as the top new territory with a $2 million debut. The Maze Runner sequel has grossed $173.3 million worldwide.
The Intern welcomed $11.7 million from its first 40 overseas markets, raking more than 1.9 million admissions on 3.9k screens. Top debuts include South Korea ($2.7M), Germany ($1.5M), Russia ($1.4M), and Taiwan ($1M). The comedy expands to the UK, Mexico, and Australia next week. The Intern has grossed $30 million globally.
Inside Out became the highest grossing Disney Animation/Pixar opener of all time in Italy last weekend and stayed on course in the latest frame, dropping 9% for a $6.1 million hold and reaching a $15.6 million cume in the market. The film pulled in a total of $8 million from 34 territories. Inside Out is now up to $421 million overseas and $774.4 million worldwide. Top markets include the UK ($58.6M), South Korea ($32.9M), Japan ($32.5M), and Mexico ($31.1M). The film expands to its final two major territories in the coming weeks: Germany on October 1 and China on October 6.
Minions opened in Greece, its final overseas market, enjoying a $505k debut from 75 dates. The weekend's performance brought in $6.8 million from 49 territories. The animated film has grossed $800.7 million overseas and $1.134 billion worldwide.
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation grossed $5.3 million from 46 territories this weekend. China's third frame contributed $3.8 million, reaching a total of $131.3 million. M:I 5 has grossed $480 million overseas and $673.4 million worldwide.
The Visit grossed $5 million from 22 territories, reaching a $14 million cume outside of North America. The thriller opened in nine new markets over the weekend, including a $1.4 million bow at 362 dates in Germany. The film has grossed $66.3 million.
Straight Outta Compton grossed $2.1 million from 22 territories, raising its overseas cume to $33.4 million. The film has grossed $193.6 million globally.
Pan enjoyed a $1.5 million launch in Australia from 470 screens. The film will continue its overseas expansion in the following weeks, with Germany, Russia, South Korea, and Brazil scheduled on October 8.
Ant-Man piled on another $1.5 million to its overseas total this weekend. The film is still in release in 11 territories as it prepares its October 16 debut in China. The Marvel pic has grossed $228.5 million outside of North America and $406.7 million worldwide. Top markets include the UK ($25.4M), South Korea ($19.4M), and Mexico ($15.1M).