Frozen continues to enjoy success in Russia, where it is already the biggest Disney or Pixar animated release in the history of the market. Frozen has grossed a strong $33.2 million in Russia since its December 12 release.
VIY continued its dominance in Russia after last weekend's record-breaking #1 debut.
The Russian title retains the top spot at the box office after grossing $6.8 million from 1,036 in its second weekend. VIY has grossed a total of $28.5 million in its home market through 11 days of release.
VIY broke Stalingrad's opening weekend record for a domestic film in Russia after the fantasy-adventure film took a $17.2 million bow from a Thursday premiere.
VIY played in 1,025 dates in its $17,228,745 opening weekend, ranking in first place with a dominat 70% market share. VIY represents the biggest opening of all time for a Universal release in Russia. It is the fourth biggest opening weekend of all time in Russia behind Pirates of the Caribbean 4, Iron Man 3, and Twilight 4.