Tim Burton’s comedy-horror animated movie “Frankenweenie” opened in nine overseas countries over the weekend to take in $4.9 million.
Directed, co-produced and co-written by Burton, Disney’s Frankenweenie has made $5.3 million abroad so far. It’s grossed $22 million in the United States and Canada over two weekends.
Meanwhile, Sony Animation’s 3D Hotel Transylvania opened in second place in the United Kingdom, gathering $2.8 million at 704 locations. This past weekend, it drew $13.7 million at 3,669 screens in 24 countries. So far, Hotel Transylvania has grossed $49.3 million abroad.
DreamWorks Animation/Paramount’s Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted remains No. 1 in Austria and Germany. In its second weekend in Germany, it took in $4.9 million at 742 locations.
Overall, Madagascar 3 made $10.1 million from 2,530 screens in 32 countries this weekend for a cumulative foreign gross total of $465 million. The movie opens this week in Britain.
The Fox blockbuster Ice Age: Continental Drift grossed $3.3 million at 721 theaters in four countries this weekend, raising the cumuluative foreign gross to $707.4 million.
This week, Universal’s ParaNorman opens in four countries, including Turkey and Uruguay.