Warner's Titans still No. 1 at overseas box-office

MUMBAI: For a third straight weekend, Warner‘s Clash of the Titans maintained its No. 1 position at the box-office in the foreign theatrical circuit.

The film grossed $53.6 million from some 10,400 screens in 57 markets. The film‘s overseas gross total generated $188.7 million.

Debuting at 2,207 screens in Latin American territories, including Mexico and Argentina, the 3D fantasy film generated $12.7 million with about half the action coming from 3D venues. 

In Mexico Titans drew $7.1 million from 1,343 screens, the equivalent of 80 per cent of the market‘s top five collective box-office films.

Particularly strong holdovers for the Warner film include Russia (No. 1 with $5.2 million from 923 locations for a $20 million market cume), France ($3.6 million from 640 sites, cume $12.7 million) and Germany (No. 1 with $2.7 million from 672 screens, cume $10.2 million).

Alice in Wonderland bounced back from a $18.4 million last weekend, to $34 million from 7,134 screens in 53 territories.

The weekend‘s No. 3 title was DreamWorks Animation‘s How to Train Your Dragon which boosted its overseas gross total to $176.5 million thanks to a $15.5 million weekend at 6,582 venues in 58 markets.

The animation title‘s distributor, Paramount, said about 65 per cent of the overall weekend gross came from 3D screens. Despite unseasonably warm weather in the U.K., Dragon managed to hold nicely with $2.1 million generated from 683 sites for a total income of $20 million.

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