Steven Spielberg’s “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn” has opened at No. 1 in both Australia and New Zealand.
Opening on Boxing Day through distributor Paramount, Tintin made a combined $8.6 million in both countries. Since opening overseas October 26, it’s made $260.5 million through distributors Sony, Paramount, Toho-Towa in Japan and Lotte in South Korea.
20th Century Fox’s Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked ranked No. 3 abroad over the weekend. It opened in at least six countries, including Australia and Russia. According to Fox, it brought in $24.4 million on the weekend — up 48% from last weekend — from 6,764 venues in 57 countries.
So far, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked has made $81.1 million abroad. School holidays in France led it to reach No. 2 spot with $4.1 million from 602 theaters in its second weekend. It’s made $10.7 million in France so far.
In fourth place, DreamWorks Animation’s Puss In Boots grossed $21.3 million this past weekend in 50 countries for a total overseas of $274.5 million
Sony’s Arthur Christmas made $3.5 million this weekend at 3,930 screens in 74 countries. It’s now made $96.9 million since opening November 11.