Combining live action with animation, Pathe’s release of the adventure story Houba! Sur la Piste du Marsupilami stayed at No. 1 spot in France for the third weekend in a row.
Created by Alain Chabet, the tale (known in English as HOUBA! On The Trail Of The Marsupilami) brought in $6.1 million from 750 venues this past weekend for a total in France of $29.8 million.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits, a Sony Pictures Animation-Aardman Animations co-production, made $7.8 million this weekend at 4,580 theaters in 46 countries, raising its overseas total to $55.9 million. It opens this coming Friday in the United States and Canada.
Universal Studios’ 3D Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax collected $5.1 million from 3,298 locations in 49 countries abroad, raising its total foreign gross to $83.3 million.