Transformers: Age of Extinction put up a strong hold in Russia, where it kept the top spot in the box office with a $7.4 million haul. The performance is 20% above the second weekend of the previous Transformers film in the same market. Age of Extinction has grossed a total of $35.7 million in Russia.
22 Jump Street impressed with a $4.1 million haul in a #2 debut from Russia that saw the comedy behind the blockbuster bow of the latest Transformers film. The Russian premiere of 22 Jump Street nearly doubled the $2.4 million opening weekend of the original in the same market and has already outgrossed the running tally of $3.5 million earned by rival comedy Neighbors.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 finished its fourth weekend in Russia with a $1 million haul amidst strong competition from the second weekend of Transformers: Age of Extinction and newcomer 22 Jump Street. The animated sequel settled for third place in a hold that included screenings across 1,326 locations. How to Train Your Dragon 2 has grossed a total of $27.9 million in Russia.
Transformers: Age of Extinction posted the second biggest opening weekend of all time in Russia with a $21.7 million bow. The film screened in 1,100 locations and registered 80% of its weekend earnings from 3D.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 fell behind the latest Transformers sequel in Russia, where the film settled for second place with a $1.9 million haul. The animated sequel has now grossed a total of $25.8 million in the market.