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