UPDATE, writethru : Hollywood movies had another solid holdover session at the international box office this weekend, with slight drops essentially across the board — and some new or near milestones as audiences continue to flock in order to cinemas for varied fare (it helps that the mercury mercifully let up in certain areas). There were no new wide offshore releases this particular frame — Universal’s Nope starts overseas rollout in August.

Leading the pack at just offshore turnstiles this weekend is Universal/Illumination’s Minions: The Rise Of Gru which added $42. 1M from 79 markets with regard to a 25% drop and a $342. 4M offshore cume. The global total through Sunday will be an estimated $640. 3M . Notably, Korea went bananas with the biggest Illumination opening day ever and the best animated weekend debut of the particular pandemic. For its part, the UK jumped 13% — a recurring theme as we’ll see below.

Disney/Marvel’s Thor: Love And Thunder is again on the doorstep of another milestone with an estimated $598. 2M worldwide through today. The overseas portion of that is $322M after the $31. 8M third frame now inside 48 material markets. The particular hold this particular session was -49%, better than the -53% witnessed by Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Associated with Madness for the comparable framework. The worldwide gross makes Thor 4 the 6th  highest Hollywood release associated with 2022 to date.

The Taika Waititi-directed pic opened in Ukraine this session, landing No. 1, and held No. one in such hubs as France, Italy, Australia and Indonesia.

And then there’s Paramount/Skydance’s hypersonic Top Gun: Maverick . With a good overseas drop of just 19% regarding $16. 4M in 65 overseas markets this 9th weekend, the particular Tom Cruise phenomenon saw certain marketplaces rise from last program (UK/+24%, Netherlands/+14%, Hong Kong/+29%). The international cume via today is usually estimated at $647. 1M . That total has now overtaken the domestic haul up to now for a $1, 282. 7M running global tally. Less than $20M now separates TGM through the $1. 3B globally mark, as well as the Joseph Kosinski-directed movie will cross that this week. It is also nearing $100M in global IMAX receipts.

Universal/Amblin’s Jurassic World Dominion additional $7M inside 85 markets for $555. 1M worldwide and $920. 6M worldwide, likely on its way to $1B with Japan still to release on July 29.

Also of note, Warner Bros’ Elvis has crossed $200M global with the great -32% hold internationally in 73 markets. Offshore, it’s nearing $100M along with $91. 8M through Sunday.

Daisy Edgar-Jones in 'Where the Crawdads Sing'

In new releases, Sony’s Where The Crawdads Sing made its global debut in the  UNITED KINGDOM, Australia  and  New Zealand  with  strong audience reaction and landed $4. 1M   from  1, 400+  screens. The adaptation of the best-selling novel did best in Oz with $2. 1M, followed by the particular UK with $1. 7M  and New Zealand at  $280K  (all including previews). Rollout continues through October.

On the local film front, Korea released sci-fi action/fantasy Alienoid from director Choi Dong-hoon this weekend, taking the top spot with $7. 4M. It will face stiff competition at home from upcoming historical actioner Hansan: Rising Dragon which releases this particular week and is the sequel to Korea’s biggest movie ever, Roaring Currents .

In China , Detectives Vs Sleuths took the particular lead again on a fairly sluggish weekend plus has now grossed RMB 580. 4M ($86. 5M). Next weekend break brings out Alibaba Pictures’ sci-fi comedy Moon Man .

And, within Spain , Sony Pictures International Productions’  Padre No Hay Más Que Uno  3   dominated at No. 1 inside the sophomore session, dropping 42% for a local gross of $6. 9M. That’s 44% ahead of the previous installment and 48% ahead associated with the original after 11 days in release. The pic is now the biggest local movie of the year in the market.

Breakdowns have been updated below.



With the fantastic 25% dip from last weekend, Rise Of Gru added $42. 1M this session in seventy nine markets intended for an offshore cume of $342. 4M to fall in line with both Minions and Despicable Me 3 at the same point. Global reached $640. 3M .

Korea was the major opener this program with $6. 3M, getting the biggest Lighting opening day time ever plus the best animated weekend break debut from the pandemic as well as Illumination’s 2nd biggest weekend in the particular market. This ended up 2nd to get the weekend break behind brand new local picture Alienoid . In Taiwan , it opened in No. one with $1. 7M. The particular UK saw 13% uplift as temperatures eased. The market has cumed $33. 5M to date. Behind it is Mexico with $32. 3M and Australia from $26. 8. Italy produces August 18.


'Thor Love and Thunder'

Disney/Marvel’s  fourquel added $31. 8M within the 3rd frame, down 49% pertaining to $322M abroad and $598. 2M worldwide. The IMAX cume is usually $38M.

The latest MCU entry is holding at Zero. 1 in such marketplaces as France, Italy, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Central America and also Czech Rep, Slovakia, South Africa and Turkey. In Philippines, it’s the 2nd biggest film of the pandemic.

The best holds were in Netherlands (-14%), Belgium (-17%), Argentina (-22%), Switzerland (-24%), UK (-28%), Denmark (-29%), Chile (-30%), Austria (-31%), Sweden (-31%), Norway (-32%) and Germany (-33%).

Opening in Ukraine , this grossed $300K, coming in 182% ahead of Best Gun: Maverick , 168% above Jurassic World Mastery and 156% over Physician Strange 2 as the market comes back online.

The Top 5 hubs are the UK ($31. 5M), Australia ($25. 5M), South america ($23. 2M), Korea ($22. 3M) plus Brazil ($17. 2M).


Top Gun: Maverick

With another great hold with -19%, TGM added $16. 4M within 65 markets to lift the offshore cume to $647. 1M and worldwide to $1, 282. 7M as it races to $1. 3B this week. The IMAX cume is closing in on a milestone along with $98M globally to day. The movie offers taken back PLFs in several hubs.

The particular UK noticed significant uplift, rising 24% to cume a leading $91. 9M. Japan has grossed $72. 7M (dropping just 9%), Australia sped to $58. 8M, Korea is currently on $53. 3M and Italy has a $48. 5M cume to date.


Jurassic World Dominion

The dinosaurs ate up another $7M in 85 marketplaces, down simply 20% through the earlier session. The particular overseas cume is $555. 1M which is just about on par with Fallen Kingdom at the same point (excluding China). Worldwide stands in $920. 6M .

In Argentina ($11M) and Mexico ($42. 8M), JWD is the top movie associated with the 12 months so far. China , after 7 weekends, has grossed $154. 5M. The UK jumped by 10% to cume $40. 3M up to now, adopted by Portugal at $27. 4M plus Australia from $24. 6M.

The particular long-awaited The japanese release may be the end of this week.


The Black Phone

Universal/Blumhouse’s scarer had a good 5th weekend with several new openers including Australia ($1. 54M) and Brazil ($1. 3M). The full session was $6. 9M (-27%) for an offshore cume of $51. 5M making it the largest non-sequel horror pic of the pandemic. Globally, the Ethan Hawke-starrer is at $130. 1M .

Mexico leads play at $14. 4M. Korea is on deck meant for September.



Warner Bros’ biopic shimmied to an added $6. 7M within 73 markets, taking the particular running overseas cume in order to $91. 8M and global to $210. 2M .

The particular international drop was just 32%, which includes a strong regional hold of -18% in Latin America plus an UNITED KINGDOM increase of 15%.

All markets have now opened using the UK leading play with $21. 8M, followed by Australia ($18. 7M), England ($6. 3M), Japan ($4. 2M) and Germany ($4. 1M).

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