Sony Animation“s “Hotel Transylvania” opened for business in a host of countries this past weekend, helping it make $18.1 million in its fourth week of foreign release.
Debuting in Spain, Germany, the Ukraine, Austria, German-speaking Switzerland and the Middle East, Hotel Transylvania was seen at 5,550 venues in 50 overseas countries over the weekend. In Spain, it earned $3.6 million on 623 screens.
Featuring the voices of Adam Sandler and Kevin James, the movie has made $68.8 million abroad so far.
After 21 weeks overseas, DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted has made $495.9 million. Distributed by Paramount, the movie made $8.5 million at 2,901 locations in 29 countries over the weekend. In its second weekend in Britain, Madagascar 3 fell to $4.5 million from 541 screens to take second place in that country.
Comedic horror film Frankenweenie, directed by Tim Burton, collected $3.5 million in its second weekend overseas. Seen in 27 countries, the Disney film has made a total of $17.7 million abroad.