GLOBAL: 'Django Unchained' Breezes Past $300 Million; 'Lincoln' Passes $200 Million; 'Les Mis' Closes In On $350 Million

on February 03, 2013

django.pngDjango Unchained tacked on another $30.6 million from 6,060 screens in 65 markets. The overseas cume is now $158.2 million. Globally, Quentin Tarantino's latest has $309.2 million in the bank. 

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters grabbed another $15.3 million overseas, pushing its total to $62.5 million. The film's global haul is now $97.1 million. Stats from Paramount:

As the highest new opening, Ukraine's estimated opening is at a strong $517k from 109 locales. Estimated ranking is at #1.
Turkey is estimated to have opened with a solid $435k from 158 cinemas as the top non-local title.

Non-PPI opening this weekend in Norway made $367k from 72 locations at #1.

Brazil's 2nd weekend saw $2.75M from 367 cinemas pushing the local cume to $10.3M. The drop from the opening is at only 36% and the film remains at the top spot in the local box office.
Mexico's 2nd weekend is estimated at $2.2M from 570 cinemas to hold on to the top spot at the box office. The cume is now at $7.5M.
Russia made $1.6M in its 3rd weekend from 500 locations. Cume is now at $18.6M.
Colombia added $986k over the 2nd weekend, dropping just 19% and remaining at #1. The cume is now at $2.8M.

Lincoln made $13 million from 3,510 locations in 43 markets for an overseas total of $32.7 million. The Oscar-nominated flick's global cume is now $203.4 million. Stats from Fox, the film's overseas distributor:

France leads the charge with $2.8m from 312 screens, while holdovers Italy ($2.2m, down only 22%), the UK ($2.2m, down only 17%), Germany ($919K, up 15%), Spain ($739K, down only 39%), and Brazil ($715K, down only 31%) show great resolve in a competitive marketplace. The international cume stands tall at $32.7m. The campaign expands into 7 markets next weekend, including Australia and Argentina.

Les Miserables took in $12.2 million from 2,665 locations in 40 territories, pushing its overseas cume to $198.4 million. The global total is now $339.9 million. Stats from Universal:LES MIS opened in 6 territories this weekend including record-breaking openings in Brazil and Thailand. Brazil opened No. 2 with an outstanding $955k at 135 dates and set the record as the biggest musical opening day ever in this market. Thailand opened with a terrific $284k at 33 dates, which makes LES MIS the biggest musical opening weekend ever in this market. Italy opened No. 6 with a fair $1M at 265 dates. We will have opening weekend results from Bulgaria, Slovenia and Uruguay on Monday.

In the U.K. and Ireland, LES MIS is the No. 1 film for the fourth weekend in a row. The weekend estimate is $4.7M (£2.9M) at 551 dates for a 24-day total of $48.2M (£30.2M). It is the biggest Hugh Jackman film ever, the second biggest musical ever (behind MAMMA MIA! £69.2M),and the 5th biggest Working Title film of all time in the U.K. and Ireland.

Japan had another great weekend, grossing $1.7M at 354 dates in week 7 for a 44-day total of $47.6M (¥4.1B). LES MIS just passed THE PHANTOMM OF THE OPERA (¥4.08B) ($40M) to become the highest grossing musical of all time in Japan.

Australia placed No. 7 with $750k at 207 dates in week 6 for a 40-day total of $25M.

Next weekend, we open in Israel, Latvia, Russia, Taiwan and Ukraine. LES MIS has 27 territories still to open.

Life of Pi took in $10.1 million from 5,224 locations in 48 markets, for an overseas total of $443.5 million. The worldwide cume is now $549.6 million.

Flight added $9.2 million from 2,036 locations, giving it an overseas cume of $22.3 million. The global haul is now $115.9 million. Stats from Paramount:

The highest new opening was seen in the UK, where Flight made a solid $2.1M from 387 locations.
Australia grossed a strong $1.8M at 226 locations.
The Netherlands opened with a very good $456k from 41 locations.
Belgium opened with a good $314k at 50 screens.

Italy is estimated at $1.05M on the 2nd weekend from 300 cinemas, pushing the cume to $3.3M.

Non-PPI markets playing Flight this weekend:

Germany's 2nd weekend is estimated at 1.5M from 341 locations (Studio Canal release). Cume at $3.6M.
Spain's 2nd weekend is estimated at 900k from 285 locations (Tripictures release). Cume at $2.6M.

The Impossible grossed $7.3 million, pushing its overseas total of $129.7 million. The global cume is $144.9 million.

The film debuted in Italy at 247 locations and came in at #3 with a weekend gross of $1.3M. It also had a small release in Germany which should bring in roughly $110K off of 74 screens.

Gangster Squad took in $4.7 million from 2,700 locations in 46 markets for an overseas total of $35.4 million. The global total is now $78.5 million. 

Jack Reacher added $4.6 million from 2,994 locations in 60 territories, pushing its overseas total to $112.1 million. The global cume is now $190.9 million. 

Japan opened with a solid $3.6M from 321 locations and the ranking is at #1 in the market.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey grossesd $4.2 million from 3,600 screens in 59 territories, pushing its overseas cume to $653 million. The global total is now $949.2 million. Key stats from Warner Bros.:

Germany: $86.6m *highest grossing film of 2012 to date
UK: $83.5m
France: $44.6m
Russia: $43.7m
Australia: $42.9m
Spain: $29.4m
Italy: $22.1m
Korea: $21.8m
Sweden (MGM): $21.5m
Japan: $19.8m
Mexico: $19.3m
Brazil: $17.8m

Wreck-It Ralph took in another $4 million overseas, pushing its cume to $193.4 million. The global total is $376.6 million. 

The Last Stand grabbed $3.7 million for an overseas cume of $13.2 million. The global total is $15.4 million.

Ted raked in another $3.3 million in Japan, the final overseas territory for the animated flick. The overseas total is now $303.8 million. Globally, Ted is up to $522.7 million. 

Mama took in $2.4 million from 716 locations in 8 territories, pushing its overseas total to $5.8 million. Stats from Universal:

Mexico had an outstanding opening with $1.9M at 455 dates. It is No. 2 behind HANSEL AND GRETEL but is the No. 1 film in admissions and has the best screen average in the market. The opening is well ahead of expectations and at the same level as the openings of PARANOMRAL ACTIVITY 1, 2 AND 3. Monday is a holiday in Mexico and so we expect another good day for MAMA. Next weekend, MAMA opens in Spain, India, Indonesia, Peru, Philippines, South Africa and Thailand.

Tags: Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, Les Miserables

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