Johnny Depp voiced Rango is No.1

MUMBAI: The Johnny Depp-voiced Rango scored a No. 1 opening at the overseas box-office with an approximate gross of $16.5 million drawn from 3,815 screens in 33 markets.

A droll animation western directed by Gore Verbinski boasted of No. 1 openings in the UK and Ireland ($3.1 million from 472 locations), Mexico ($2.7 million from 511 venues), Spain ($1.9 million from 369 spots) and Argentina ($450,000 from 106 situations). Rango, also the No. 1 domestic opener, bows this week in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil and Italy.

On the whole, the Rango openings was the best in many markets those of Megamind, a DreamWorks Animation title that Paramount opened overseas last 28 October and accumulated a foreign gross total of $171.1 million so far.

The Adjustment Bureau, took the No. 2 spot in the UK took in $2.4 million from 438 spots while its No. 2 Australia opener yielded $1.9 million from 219 locations. The film also opened No. 2 in the US and Canada. Universal‘s drama-romance starring Matt Damon, which took in $10.5 million from 1,957 locations in 21 markets.

Universal said that the opening weekend figure was the biggest for a Damon vehicle since the $30 million bow 2007‘s The Bourne Ultimatum, and was bigger than the $9 million opening of 2002‘s Bourne Identity.

Hall Pass, the New Line/Warner Bros.‘ comedy from the Farrelly brothers (Bobby and Peter) starring Owen Wilson, premiered in five overseas markets for $2.3 million from 443 screens. Almost all the action came from the film‘s No. 1 Australia opening ($2 million from 305 screens).

DreamWorks‘ sci-fi thriller I Am Number Four finished at the No. 3 spot with a haul of $12 million drawn from 4,184 screens in 26 territories.

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