Entertainment ‘Rampage’ Rocks International Box Office With $114 Million

21:45  15 april  2018
21:45  15 april  2018 Source:   Variety

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UPDATED: Dwayne Johnson’s “ Rampage ” stormed the Chinese box office with .7 million on its first day with a nearly 70% share of the top five films. “ Rampage ” opened on Thursday with .1 million in 41 other international markets at approximately 17,250 screens.

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Rampage” just narrowly won the domestic box office, but the Dwayne Johnson film is proving to be a force overseas.

Internationally, “Rampage” earned $114.1 million (C$143.97M) in 61 territories. With a domestic release of $33.5 million (C$42.27 million), the Warner Bros. and New Line video game adaptation has made $148.6 million (C$187.50 million) globally.

“Rampage” had the strongest opening in China, taking in $55 million (C$69.40 million) from 21,500 screens. In the U.K. and Korea, it made $5.7 million (C$7.19 million) each on 907 and 895 screens, respectively. Other big markets include Mexico ($4.8 million from 2,831 screens), Malaysia ($3.5 million from 590 screens), Indonesia ($3.1 million from 687 screens), and Russia ($3.1 million from 2,668 screens). The next key territories to launch will be France, Germany, and Japan.

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Looking ahead, Rampage really only has one more weekend to have much of an impact at the box office with Avengers: Infinity War debuting in two weeks. Internationally , the film added an estimated .8 million this weekend in 65 overseas markets taking the international cume to

“Ready Player One” also continues to be an impressive contender overseas. Steven Spielberg’s latest generated $33.8 million in 65 markets this weekend, taking cumulative total to $360.2 million and the worldwide tally to $474.8 million.

The pic has done exceptionally well in China, producing $13.9 million on 8,000 screens this weekend. In China alone, the film has earned $193.8 million. In France, “Ready Player One” made $2.4 million on 667 screens, while in Korea, it’s brought in $1.9 million on 585 screens. It launches in another key market — Japan — on April 20.

Another popcorn pic depending on a strong international run to justify its expensive price tag, “Pacific Rim Uprising” took in $6.1 million in 66 territories. The sequel starring John Boyega premiered in its final market, Japan, this weekend with $3.3 million from 320 locations, bringing its worldwide total to $180.8 million.

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The Rock ‘s latest film ‘ Rampage ’ hits theaters today and Box Office Pro is predicting the video game adaption will fare well in comparison to Rock ’s last hit, ‘Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle’ which debuted in the top spot in American cinema

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The sophomore weekend of Universal’s “Blockers” grossed $3.9 million in 21 territories. The raunchy comedy from Kay Cannon accumulated $10.3 million in North America this weekend, with a worldwide total of $52.9 million. The movie, starring John Cena, Leslie Mann and Ike Barinholtz, bowed in six markets this weekend. In Germany, it made 1.2 million in 495 locations, along with $308,000 in 71 locations in Austria.

Meanwhile, Universal’s latest collaboration with Blumhouse, “Truth or Dare,” earned $2.6 million in 7 territories overseas. Combined with its $19.1 million in North America, the thriller featuring Tyler Posey and Lucy Hale has made $21.7 million worldwide off a budget under $5 million. It saw the biggest international opening in the U.K. and Ireland, where it made $1.3 million. “Truth or Dare” debuts in 18 markets next weekend, including Mexico.


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