GLOBAL REPORT: 'The Martian' Crosses $200M Worldwide
on October 11, 2015
The Martian brought back $58.1 million from 74 markets this weekend. The tally includes a $12.7 million bow in South Korea, Fox's biggest opening weekend of all time in the market and the biggest October debut on record in South Korea. Russia opened to $7.2 million, taking the top spot in the market and ranking 27% ahead of Interstellar and 102% above Gravity. The UK held on to the top spot at the box office after only sinking 17% from the previous frame to gross $6.2 million ($20.6M cume). The Martian has grossed a total of $119.1 million overseas and $227.8 million globally.
Inside Out took an $11.7 million six-day debut in China, its final overseas market, claiming the top spot for Western releases in the country. The six-day bow represents the biggest original IP Pixar opening in China. The weekend's overseas take adds up to $21.6 million from 21 territories. Top markets for the film include the UK ($59.4M), South korea ($32.9M), Japan ($32.6M), and Mexico ($31.1M). Inside Out has grossed $464.4 million overseas and $818.7 million worldwide.
Pan grossed $20.5 million from 54 markets over the weekend, raising its overseas cume to $25.1 million. Russia led among European openers with a $2 million bow from 1,909 screens in a second place finish. Mexico is ahead of the pack in Latin America, where the film grossed $2.7 million in a first place finish at 2,340 screens. Pan has grossed $36 million worldwide after this weekend's shaky debut in North America.
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials grossed $16 million from 61 markets over the weekend, including a robust $9 million debut in France that topped the box office and claimed 40% of the market share. The film has grossed a total of $168.9 million with Italy, Japan, and China left on its release schedule. The film has grossed $239.5 million worldwide.
The Intern made $14.8 million from 62 markets, including a $1.5 million debut from 274 screens in Japan. The film has grossed a total of $57.6 million overseas and $107.1 million worldwide.
Everest climbed up to $120.8 million overseas after an $8.1 million weekend in 65 territories. The film's global total has now reached $159 million with China and Japan set for release in early November.
Black Mass opened in Italy ($1.2M / 317 Screens) and Australia ($791K / 269 Screens) over the weekend, finishing its latest frame overseas with $2.6 million and a $6 million cume outside of North America. The film expands to Germany on October 15 with a $60.1 million global haul.
Sicario grossed $6.4 million from 62 markets over the weekend, including a $2.4 million bow from 434 screens in the UK (including previews) and a $1.4 million debut from 285 screens in France. The thriller has now grossed $16.7 million overseas and $46.4 million globally.
The Visit grossed $2.6 million from 25 territories, including a $918k debut at 198 dates in France. The thriller has now grossed a total of $22.2 million overseas and $83.3 million worldwide.
Minions grossed $1.4 million from 41 territories over the weekend, taking the overseas cume up to $816.8 million. The global gross is now up to $1.151 billion.
Fantastic Four is slowing down overseas, adding $1 million from 4 markets over the weekend to take its cume outside of North America to $111 million. The film has grossed $167 million globally.