X-Men Days of Future Past took a $10.3 million debut in Russia, leading the market with an opening weekend that eclipses recent superhero titles like The Amazing Spider-man 2 (10%) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (+33%). The weekend results give the latest installment of the X-Men franchise its strongest bow in the series from the Russian market.
Godzilla continues to draw big numbers in Russia. The monster movie grossed $2.5 million from 1,580 screens, finishing in second place in the market. The film has grossed a total of $13.2 million to date.
Grace of Monaco hit screens in Russia this weekend following its tumultuous reception at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this month. The biopic starring Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly opened in 4th place with $710k from 397 dates, finishing the weekend with the third best per-screen average in the market.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 crossed the $20 million mark in Russia this weekend, finishing its latest frame in the market with a $20.8 million cume. The Spidey-sequel is close to becoming the highest grossing film of the franchise in Russia, taking aim at the original reboot's $22.1 million market cume.
Godzilla took over 80% of the market share among the top 5 films in Russia. The monster movie opened with $9.1 million from 1,814 screens in the country, registering 1.1 million admissions.