GLOBAL: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Rapidly Approaches $750 Million; 'Frozen' Heading For $275 Million
on December 15, 2013
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire added another $19.5 million from 83 overseas markets this weekend. Lionsgate's juggernaut is now up to $372.9 million overseas. The next major release for the action flick is Japan on December 27. Catching Fire's global total is sitting pretty at $739.9 million, which means it should reach the $750 million plateau this coming week, and it still has plenty of life left in it.
Frozen grabbed another $31.5 million overseas, giving it a $101.6 million tally. Globally, the animated flick is already up to $266 million. Frozen opened in first place in Russia with $11 million. Other key overseas totals:
Germany -- $20.9M
UK -- $16.8M
France -- $15.3M
Russia -- $11.1M
Spain -- $10.0M
Poland -- $4.0M
Malaysia -- $2.8M
Gravity managed another $8 million for a staggering overseas total of $389.4 million. Globally, Gravity's total is $641.4 million.
About Time took in another $4.2 million from 20 territories, pushing its overseas total to a healthy $54.5 million.
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 is still alive and well overseas. The animated flick tallied another $3.8 million this weekend. Cloudy 2 is up to $108 million overseas and $223 million globally.
Captain Phillips crossed the $100 million overseas plateau this weekend. Sony's action flick added another $3.2 million, including a healthy $810K in Russia. Captain Phillips is now up to $206 million.
Carrie took in $2.9 million overseas for a total of $43.3 million. Globally, Carrie is up to $78.3 million.
Thor: The Dark World added $1.3 million overseas this weekend. The Disney/Marvel effort is up to $421.8 million overseas and $619.9 million globally. A Japan opening is set for February 1.
47 Ronin continues to struggle in Japan. The Keanu Reeves vehicle is up to only $2.9 million after 10 days of release.
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa roped in another $1.2 million from 46 overseas territories, pushing its total abroad to $41.4 million. Globally, Bad Grandpa is up to $141.9 million.
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