Madagascar 3 still reigns overseas box office

MUMBAI: Madagascar 3: Europe‘s Most Wanted stood at its No. 1 position for the third consecutive week after it drew $30.1 million from 11,250 locations in 44 territories in the foreign box-office circuit.

The DreamWorks Animation film has surpassed the $200-million total gross mark ($208.4 million) since opening overseas on 6 June.

Complementing its No. 1 domestic opening, Pixar‘s Brave made its debut overseas after generating $13.5 million in its launch in 10 markets. As per its distributor Disney, the collection comes from 17 per cent of the international market.

The top-ranking territory of the film was Russia where the gross was $5.6 million representing a 42 per cent market share. Australia came in with a No. 2 ranking with $3.6 million while the film‘s China debut took 17 per cent of the market with $2.2 million. Overall, the film ranked as the weekend‘s No.3 title.

Finishing outside the top five was 20th Century Fox‘s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter that opened offshore to $8.1 million at 2,656 venues in 17 markets for a per-site average of a little more than $3,000. This Civil War-set action fantasy, starring Benjamin Walker, drew $3.9 million in Russia from 1,482 situations.

The weekend No. 2 title was Universal‘s Snow White and the Huntsman, which took the top spots in France, Japan, Australia and New Zealand and collected $22.6 million overall at 6,780 sites in 60 territories.

Dropping to the fourth place was Fox‘s Prometheus drawing $12.7 million from 6,911 situations in 61 territories. With the film yet to open in key places as Japan, Germany, Italy and Spain, the sci-fi/action film has grossed more than $150-million ($152.9 million) to date on the foreign circuit.

Standing at fifth spot was Men In Black III that drew $10.5 million from 7,660 sites in 75 markets with Japan leading the cumulative pack with $35.4 million.

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