Positive word of mouth helps drive the musical comedy, with France, Italy, Colombia, Brazil and Mexico among the continuing No. 1s in this session. Asia-Pacific, however, detected. The best performing countries to date are France ($ 6.5 million), Colombia ($ 5.9 million), the United Kingdom ($ 4.2 million) and Russia ($ 3.5 million) million dollars), tied with Italy and Korea.
MGM/Universal Gucci House, meanwhile, shapes impressive numbers. Lady Gaga star added $ 14.8 million in 60 UNI / MGM markets combined to reach a total $ 33.6 million abroad and $ 67.2 million global. Russia debuted No.1 with $ 2.8 million and four times more than A star is born. Germany took # 1 with $ 1.9M and in line with The star is born. The UK held number 1 and has now racked up $ 7.1 million. Other key markets include France ($ 3.4 million), Mexico ($ 2 million) and Spain ($ 1.7 million). Australia, Japan and Korea are still to come in 2022.
Debut at No. 1 in Russia ($ 2.7M) and Spain (1,1 M$), Sony Ghostbusters: the afterlife increased its hold abroad by $ 13.1 million in the session out of a total of 53 markets. The offshore cue is now $ 42.9 million with $ 145 million worldwide. France was also a new release, landing No. 2 with $ 2 million. Australia and Japan are coming in the New Year.
Also from Sony, Venom: let there be carnage got off to a good start in Japan with $ 5.5 million to lead the local charts. It’s ahead of Shang-Chi of 109%, Black Widow of 107%, Eternals by 55%, and tied with Venom the first one. IMAX seized $ 800,000 from this start (+ 18% on Venom) and indexed at 15% of the national total to reach an overall IMAX amount of $ 17.2 million.
The full offshore session of the symbiote was $ 9.8 million of 62 markets, bringing the international cue to $ 272.3 million and worldwide at $ 483.2 million.
All in all, China Diagrams in antiques was the world leader overseas this weekend at 164.3 million RMB ($ 25.8 million) in the domestic market alone. Billed as the country’s response to Indiana Jones, it has effectively kicked off the holiday season in the market.
Authorities dated the Warner Bros / Village Roadshow’s yesterday Matrix resurrections – but in January after bypassing several potential studio artists in 2021.
Next week’s world release includes Steven Spielberg’s release West Side Story from Disney / 20th Century which begins offshore deployment on December 8 before December 10 nationally.
VARIOUS UPDATED CUMES / NOTABLE
Eternals (DIS): $ 5.8 M intl weekend (51 markets); $ 227.8 million in international revenue / $ 384.3 million worldwide
Dune (BM): $ 5.1 M intl weekend (69 markets); $ 277.6 million in international revenue / $ 382.2 million worldwide
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (SNY): $ 4.2 M intl weekend (39 markets); $ 11.1 million intl / XX
Clifford the big red dog (PAR): $ 3.8 M intl weekend (21 markets); $ 5.5 million intl / XXX
No time to die (UNI / MGM): $ 3.64 M intl weekend (95 markets); $ 604.4 million in international revenue / $ 764 million worldwide
king richard (BM): $ 2.1 M intl weekend (53 markets); $ 8.2 million intl / $ 21.6 million worldwide
*Sing 2 (UNI): $ 1.12 M intl weekend (3 markets); $ 1.12 million intl (major rollout begins December 22)
Last night in Soho (UNI): $ 517K intl weekend (60 markets); $ 12 million in international revenue / $ 22.1 million worldwide
* Indicates a new