Brazil

'Bad Grandpa' Posts $517K Debut on December 02, 2013

badgradnpastill.jpgBad Grandpa opened in 135 screens in Brazil this weekend for a $517K bow. The Jackass film outgrossed the $513K lifetime gross of Jackass 3D in the same market during its opening weekend alone. Bad Grandpa’s debut marked a 227% improvement over the original’s $207K bow from 94 locations.

'Catching Fire' Reaches $14.1M on December 02, 2013

cf1.pngA $14.1 million cume in Brazil gives The Hunger Games: Catching Fire a $3.5 million bump ahead of its predecessor’s $10.1 million lifetime total in the market. The sequel has its sights set on reaching the $20 million mark, a feat that only eight only releases have accomplished in Brazil this year.

'Foosball 3D' Opens in Brazil on December 02, 2013

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Universal is distributing Foosball 3D, an animated Argentine feature inspired the popular game, in Latin America and Spain. The film opened in fifth place in Brazil over the weekend with a $639K bow from 497 dates. Foosball 3D has grossed a total of $17.6 million for Universal and still has nine more territories on its release schedule. The film opens in Spain on December 20.

 

BRAZIL: 'Catching Fire' Keeps #1 in Slow Weekend on November 27, 2013

cf1.pngA slow weekend in Brazil left The Hunger Games: Catching Fire with the top spot at the box office. The Hunger Games sequel dropped 48% in its first hold, posting a $2.7 million weekend and reaching a $10.9 million cume in the market. The film is close to surpassing the original's $11.3 million cume.

Thor: The Dark World retained second place over the weekend with a $1.5 million take. The latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has grossed a strong $23.3 million in Brazil, making it one of the biggest hits of the year.

Romantic comedy Meu Passado Me Condena continued its strong run with a $1 million weekend. The domestic comedy forms a handful of domestic comedies to have broken through with local audiences and has grossed a total of $13 million.

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'Gravity' Nears $8M on November 25, 2013

grav.pngGravity climbed up to $7.9 million in its 7th weekend in Brazil. The sci-fi film has fared well for a genre release, ranking as the second biggest science-fiction movie of the year behind Elysium’s $9.1 million.

The year’s other sci-fi releases have failed to make a significant impact at the Brazilian box office. After Earth and Pacific Rim grossed $6.3 million respectively; Oblivion registered a $5.9 million take; and Star Trek Into Darkness finished its Brazilian run with a $5.2 million take.


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