Cat’s pajamas: “Puss In Boots” reaches #1 overseas

0 Flares 0 Flares ×
Puss In Boots

Puss In Boots

For the first time since it opened abroad Octo­ber 27, Dream­Works Animation’s Puss In Boots has clawed its way to the top of the for­eign box office.

Last week­end, the cat tale made $47.1 mil­lion at 6,749 loca­tions in 40 countries.

It opened in 16 coun­tries, at least nine of which had Puss In Boots at No. 1. Dis­trib­u­tor Para­mount Inter­na­tional says that the for­eign gross for the 3D spin­off of the Shrekfran­chise now totals $143.7 million.

Puss In Boots topped the Ger­man box office, col­lect­ing $6.9 mil­lion from 680 venues for slightly over $10,000 per the­ater. In Brazil, the film was also No. 1, with $5.9 mil­lion from 434 screens. Aus­tralia con­tributed $3 mil­lion from 507 cinemas.

The movie was No. 1 in the United King­dom, with $3.08 mil­lion from 510 movie houses in what Para­mount called as a “soft mar­ket.” In its sec­ond week­end in France, Puss In Boots was No. 3, con­tribut­ing $5.6 mil­lion from 671 screens for a cumu­la­tive total of $15.9 mil­lion in that country.

This week, Puss In Boots opens in Italy.

Sony/Aardman Animation’s Arthur Christ­maswas No. 3 over­seas, with $15.1 mil­lion from 7,603 spots in 63 coun­tries. In Rus­sia, it opened in sec­ond place, with $3.4 mil­lion from 780 loca­tions. Its inter­na­tional gross now totals $58.6 million.

Dis­trib­uted by Vil­lage Road­show, Warner Bros.’ dog of a film Happy Feet Two brought in $9.7 mil­lion from 6,725 screens in 47 coun­tries. Its over­seas gross has reached $48.9 million.

Steven Spielberg’s stop-motion ani­mated movie The Adven­tures Of Tintin: Secret Of The Uni­corndrew $7 mil­lion from 3,945 movie houses in 58 coun­tries over the week­end. Its total is now $232.7 million.

Related Posts:

About Ethan Minovitz

A longtime contributor top BCDB, Ethan has become our resident research expert. Turned loose inside a database, there is nothing Ethan cannot find. Resident of the Great Northwest, Ethan is fiercely proud of his native Canada. Ethan is a professional researcher in his real life in Vancouver, BC. Ethan would love to hear from you- send a note here.

News, , ,

Leave a Reply