Global Report: 'Gods of Egypt' Opens Soft Overseas; 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Becomes Biggest Animation in China

on February 28, 2016


Deadpool added $40.2 million this weekend from 74 overseas markets. Top markets this frame include South Korea ($3.8M/$18.1M cume), UK ($3.4M/$43.9M cume), Germany ($3.3M/$18.5M cume), France ($3.2M/$21.8M cume), Australia ($3.2M/$23.7M cume), Brazil ($2.1M/$15.9M cume), and Spain ($2.1M/$7.3M cume). Deadpool has grossed $324.1 million overseas and $609.7 million worldwide. Japan opens in June.

Disney Animation’s Zootopia posted an estimated $30.0M in its third weekend of overseas release from 31 territories representing approximately 42% of the international marketplace. Top markets ahead of its release next weekend in the major markets of China, Russia, and Germany include France ($16.3M), Mexico ($9.3M), Spain ($8.1M), Italy ($7.1M), South Korea ($7.0M), and Argentina ($4.0M). As a whole, Zootopia dropped just 21% this weekend reflecting its strong word of mouth.

Gods of Egypt launched with $24.2 million from 68 overseas markets this weekend lifting its global debut to $38.2 million. Russia was the highest grossing market with $3.5 million followed by Brazil ($1.9M), Philippines ($1.9M) Thailand ($1.6M), Mexico ($1.3M), and India ($1.3M). South Korea opens March 3 and China bows March 11.

The Revenant pulled in $14.1 million this frame taking its international total to $233.5 million and the worldwide total to $404.0 million. France opened at #1 with $7.8M while India debuted with $0.67M.

How To Be Single grossed $6.1 million, lifting its international total to $34.7 million and its worldwide tally to $74.3 million. Brazil opened with $0.3 million on par with No Strings Attached and ahead of Bridesmaids. France opens March 2.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip picked up $6.1 million this weekend overseas with the UK providing $2.1 million in its 3rd week of release ($21.4 million cume). The animated sequel has earned $139.7 million overseas and $224.5 million globally. The Road Chip ranks last in the Alvin series both domestically and internationally.

Kung Fu Panda 3 punched its way to $4.5 million this weekend, lifting its international box office tally to $185.8 million. Globally, the threequel from DreamWorks Animation has earned $314.3 million. The film became the highest grossing animation of all-time in China this weekend with $144.2 million and was granted a month-long release extension. 

Hail, Caesar! lifted $4.4 million from 31 overseas territories this weekend for an early international total of $11.8 million. Universal’s comedy from the Coen brothers has earned $40.2 million worldwide. Australia was the top opener this frame with $1.1 million from 240 screens. UK/Ireland, Finland, Russia, Norway, New Zealand, Thailand, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Serbia/Montenegro open this week.

Sacha Baron Cohen’s action-comedy The Brothers Grimsby opened in 16 international markets three weeks ahead of its U.S. launch and took in $3.7 million from over 1,400 screens. Top openings were the UK/Ireland ($2.7M), Netherlands ($0.24M), Israel ($0.17M), Norway ($0.14M), Finland ($0.135M), Sweden ($0.13M), and Poland ($0.11M). Germany opens next weekend.

The Danish Girl opened in Hong Kong at #4 this weekend with $0.4 million helping the Universal romance to $2.7 million total from 43 overseas territories. The film has earned $42.7 million overseas and $53.4 million worldwide.

Films earning less than $2 million overseas this weekend or local language films

Neerja (India)

Overseas Weekend: $3.2M

Overseas Total: $10.7M

Global Total: $11.5M


The Martian

Overseas Weekend: $1.8M

Overseas Total: $395.7M

Global Total: $624.4M


Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Overseas Weekend: $1.6M

Overseas Total: $1.122B

Global Total: $2.048044B


The 5th Wave

Overseas Weekend: $1.2M

Overseas Total: $70.4M

Global Total: $103.5M



Overseas Weekend: $1.2M

Overseas Total: $75.2M

Global Total: $155.3M


Ride Along 2

Overseas Weekend: $1.0M

Overseas Total: $29.5M

Global Total: $118.0M


Dad’s Army (New Zealand/UK)

Overseas Weekend: $0.583M

Overseas Total: $11.4M

Tags: Gods of Egypt, The Revenant, Zootopia, Deadpool, Overseas

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