Walt Disney Animation’s Zootopia scored a huge $83.1 million this weekend internationally up 25% from the prior weekend taking its overseas total to $288.7 million. Holdover business was blistering in China where the film set a single day animation record on Saturday and grossed $56.5 million for the weekend (local sources estimate $60M). China’s total is now $109 million and Zootopia will undoubtedly pass Kung Fu Panda 3 ($149M) as the highest-grossing film of all-time there. Other top territories for the toon are: France ($23.8M), Russia ($20.6M), South Korea ($14.7M), Mexico ($14.0M), Germany ($13.0M), Italy ($11.4M), Spain ($10.9M) and Argentina ($6.3M). Australia and Brazil open next weekend.
The Divergent Series: Allegiant kicked off its overseas run in 45 markets this weekend, debuting with $26.7 million. Top grossing markets for the third installment in the YA series were France ($5.0M), Russia ($3.5M), Brazil ($2.8M), ($2.7M), Spain ($1.8M), and Italy ($1.8M).
Gods of Egypt earned an additional $26.4 million from 73 overseas markets this weekend thanks in large part to China's $20 million debut. The overseas total stands at $80.5 million and the worldwide total is $107.8 million.
Hail, Caesar! grossed an estimated $3.8 million in 43 overseas territories this weekend, raising the international total to $23.8 million and the worldwide total to $53.5 million. Italy opened in 2nd place with $1.1 million, while the UK held with $1.3 million for a 10-day total of $4.7 million, keeping back with No Country For Old Men and Birdman.
The Brothers Grimsby opened in 13 new markets this weekend including Russia and Germany and grossed an estimated total $3.2 million from over 2,600 screens in 34 total markets. The international cume to date is now $11.2 million and the worldwide cume is $14.35 million. Russia earned $0.93M and Germany debuted with $0.56M.
Films earning less than $2 million overseas this weekend and local language films
Overseas Weekend: $1.5M
Overseas Total: $6.8M
Overseas Weekend: $1.3M
Overseas Total: $2.2M
Global Total: $25.0M
The Danish Girl
Overseas Weekend: $1.1M
Overseas Total: $48.8M
Global Total: $59.9M
Anne Frank (Germany)
Overseas Weekend: $0.52M
Overseas Total: $1.7M