300: Rise of an Empire grossed $2.3 million from 681 screens in Brazil, taking the top spot at the box office for the third consecutive weekend. The film has grossed $14.5 million over 17 days in the market.
300: Rise of an Empire kept the top spot in Brazil for a second consecutive weekend after adding $3.1 million from 460 screens. The 300 sequel has now grossed $11.1 million in the market. The film also led all other releases in the per-screen average category with a $6.8k average.
Domestic film Alemao enjoyed a #2 debut, overshadowing the premiere of Need for Speed. Alemao finished the weekend with a $1.4 million opening haul from 318 screens. Need for Speed settled for third place with a $1.2 million bow from 335 screens.
Need for Speed struggled in its Brazilian premiere with a third place finish behind a hold-over and a domestic opener. 300: Rise of an Empire kept the top spot in the market, while domestic film Alemão took second place -relegating the video game adaptation to a #3 debut. The $1.3 million opening weekend recorded by Need for Speed is only a small fraction of the $6.3 million bow that set off Fast & Furious 6 on the road to a $24 million cume in Brazil last year.
RoboCop continues its strong run in Brazil. The sci-fi remake helmed by Brazilian director Jose Padilha grossed $880k in its fourth frame in Brazil, reaching a cumulative total of $12.4 million in the market.