Resident's Evil leading at overseas b-o with $150 million haul in week three

MUMBAI: 3D film Resident Evil: Afterlife maintained its lead for the third consecutive weekend on the foreign theatrical circuit after it grossed $24 million from more than 5,200 theatres in 48 territories. This put the film‘s overseas gross total to $150.8 million so far.

Oliver Stone‘s sequel to his 1987 film Wall Street premiered day-and-date with its No. 1 domestic debut and took the fourth spot on the weekend overseas with it drawing $9.13 million from 1,723 screens in 41 markets.

Fox said it was "thrilled by these early market results," adding that the "Money‘" overseas rollout included only two of the top 10 foreign markets.

Best territory was Australia where the weekend registered $1.65 million from 283 locales. No. 1 introductions were tallied in Sweden, Taiwan, Holland and Belgium. Money‘s foreign openings this week include France, Russia and Mexico.

Also opening day-and-date in the overseas territory with its US and Canada bow was Touchstone/Disney‘s You Again director Andy Fickman‘s female-centric comedy costarring Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver and Betty White.

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