MEXICO: 'Man of Steel' Opens Big with $9.6M Weekend

on June 19, 2013
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MOSSTill.jpegMan of Steel flew to the top spot of the Mexican box office, grossing just under $10 million in its opening weekend. The $9.6 premiere averaged $3,493 across 2,771 screens in Mexico. It was one of the principal markets for the superhero film in its day-and-date debut, as it grossed above $70 million in its initial overseas roll-out.

After Earth fell to second place in its first hold-over weekend, adding $2.5 million after dropping 52%. The Mexican cume for After Earth is a positive $9.9 million that will help soften the film's woes elsewhere in North America.

Fast & Furious 6 had another weekend over the $1 million mark. The action film has grossed $33.9 million in four weeks. It looks like the great success of Iron Man 3 will fall short of the $50 million mark. The third installment in the Iron Man franchise has grossed $48.5 million in Mexico but a decreasing screen count as the summer rolls on will likely see the film fall out of the top ten next weekend.

Box Office Results for Mexico. Weekend of June 14-16, 2013

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Tags: Iron Man 3, Fast & Furious 6, After Earth, Man of Steel, Mexico
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