Cro led the Brazilian box office for the second consecutive weekend. The comedy TV spin-off has translated well to the silver screen, bringing in $4.3 million after ten days in release. Last Vegas and Carrie took soft debuts to round out the top three. Last Vegas took $1 million from the weekend while the horror reboot launched with a $931K bow.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire broke the $15 million mark in Brazil, 50% ahead of the $10 million cume of the original. The Hunger Games sequel has grossed $340 million overseas.
Brazil is one of the top territories for the Thor sequel with a $26.5 million haul. Thor: The Dark World has grossed over $400 million worldwide, with Brazil being its fourth biggest market behind China ($51.3M), Russia ($36.2M), and the United Kingdom ($31.4M).
Don Jon struggled in limited release, opening in 165 screens for a $318K bow and $1,889 per-screen average. Don Jon has failed to make an impact overseas with a $10.8 million cume from 31 markets.
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Super Cro is the latest Brazilian comedy to top the country’s box office chart in a year that has seen numerous local hits. The film is a spin-off of a popular soap opera character and the adaptation to film didn’t disappoint as Super Cro led the weekend box office with a $1.7 million bow. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire slid down to second place with a $1.5 million weekend in its third frame and reaching a $13.7 million cume in the market.
Thor: The Dark World posted its first weekend under the $1 million mark as the superhero sequel climbed to a $25.3 million cume. Thor: The Dark World is the third highest grossing film of the year in Brazil behind Despicable Me 2 ($35.4M) and Iron Man 3 ($47.8M).
Top Ten Films in Brazil:
Thor: The Dark World is enjoying its run as one of the year’s top releases in Brazil. The Thor sequel has grossed a total of $26 million in the market and is the year’s #3 film in the country behind Despicable Me 2 ($35.6M) and Iron Man 3 ($48.3M). Brazil trails China ($50.6M), Russia ($35.6M), and the United Kingdom ($30.9) among the top overseas performers for the film. Thor: The Dark World has grossed a total of $591.1 million worldwide, with $404.4 million of that figure coming from outside of North America. The original Thor grossed a total of $18.3 million in Brazil.
Bad 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.