Battle…reigns overseas b-o for 3rd week

MUMBAI: Battle: Los Angeles still reigns the overseas box-office taking the No. 1 spot for the third consecutive weekend pushing its overseas tally past the $100 million mark.

The first-place weekend gross for Sony‘s Battle: Los Angeles was $14.7 million drawn from 5,999 screens in 60 markets.

The weekend‘s No. 1 domestic title, Universal‘s Hop, a family-oriented animation and live action blend, amassed $ 7 million after making its foreign debut in 2,362 locations in 26 offshore markets.

In acknowledgement, Universal attributed Hop‘s anemic gross to the "first warm and sunny weekend of the year, which drew families outside and away from cinemas." UK. and European market box-office.

The weekend‘s No. 2 domestic title, Summit International‘s Source Code opened overseas drawing $5.6 million from 1,202 screens in seven foreign markets.

Another title to join the $100 million foreign gross club was Paramount‘s No. 4-ranked Rango that generated $8.8 million from 5,295 venues in 55 markets making the overseas gross total to $107.7 million.

A first-place France opening of $2.4 million from 451 locations helped boost Warner Bros.‘ Sucker Punch to the weekend‘s No. 2 overall spot. Director Zack Snyder‘s action-fantasy-thriller grossed $12.4 million from 4,500 screens in 39 markets.

Universal‘s Marr Damon starrer The Adjustment Bureau roped in $4.1 million on the weekend from 2,400 situations in 47 territories.

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