Elemental Sparks Overseas, The Flash Surpasses $200 Million at Worldwide Box Office – Deadline

Refresh for latest...: After two major studio films bowed out last weekend, this session was one of the fallouts for Hollywood with mixed results.

The leader of the last weekend, the flashwhich was initially lower than expected, added $26.6M in 78 offshore markets this weekend, down 59%. The Warner Bros/DC Deep Universe Title Now Has an International Accumulation of $123.3M For $211 million global.

Top 5 markets are China ($23.6m), Mexico ($14.4m), UK ($8.5m), Brazil ($5.4m) and Korea ($4.7 million).

Disney/Pixar Elementarymeanwhile, held up better in its second period, slipping just 18% (-7% excluding China). Korea is particularly notable with strong social scores, and this frame grew there by 18%, becoming the first film to overtake the local juggernaut The roundup: no way out at No. 1, as well as leader on new entry Spider-Man: Through the Spider-Verse.

In Korea, Elementary had the 3rd highest sophomore weekend for Pixar titles after Upside down And toy story 4 as well as 40% above zootopia. Women are driving this movie in Korea through word of mouth.

Regarding the second full session abroad for Elementaryit was $31.3M in 40 materials markets, bringing the offshore total to $55.6M and worldwide to $121.1 million.

New additions this weekend included such majors in France, Germany, Italy, Brazil and Mexico where there were No. 1 starts, as well as all other remaining Latin American markets at exception of Peru, where he was No. 2 (Peru is gaga for Transformers: Rise of the Beasts who shot there). No. 1 bows have also been seen in Thailand and Vietnam.

China, which just isn’t shooting for this movie, nevertheless leads the offshore game at $11.1m, followed closely by Korea at $9.6m, Mexico ($4.6m) , Argentina ((3.1 million) and France (2.7 million).

There are upcoming holidays and other upcoming markets including the UK, Spain and Japan.

As for those numbers in China, and as we noted last week, this session focused on local Dragon Boat Festival releases, left by Lost in the starsa detective film written by Chen Sicheng of Chinatown Detective franchise and which ended its opening session with 697 million RMB ($97.1 million) by Maoyan. Hollywood, which has increasingly seen goofy comebacks in the market, simply didn’t have a chance this weekend.

Meanwhile, Sony’s Jennifer Lawrence star No Hard Feelings lit up in 48 offshore markets with $9.5 million to trail 33% ahead of good boys and 17% more than cocaine bear for the same suite at prevailing exchange rates. Results were highest in the UK ($1.5 million), Australia ($1.3 million) and Germany ($1.1 million), as is generally the case for American comedies.

Going back to the scraps, Paramount/Skydance’s Transformers: Rise of the Beasts in its third weekend maxed out an additional $25.6 million across 69 overseas markets. This brings the offshore total to $218.3 million and the total to $341.3 million. Australia had a powerful start of $2.9m at No. 1 with $2.9m this session. Japan is yet to come in early August. At the moment, China leads all games with $78.1 million, followed by Mexico ($15.8 million), Peru with $11 million, Indonesia with $9.8 million and from the UK with $8 million.

As we reported last week, Sony Pictures Animation’s Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse had already passed $500 million worldwide through Tuesday. With this weekend, the global tally is now at $560.3 million. Among these, the international representatives $243.2 million. The overseas take this weekend was $22 million in 63 markets. Backorders fell by 37%.

Korea’s $3 million debut was 9% ahead of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse AndTaiwan opened at $1.5M, outperforming the previous tranche’s opening by 159%.

Here are the top 5 markets to date: China ($46.2m), UK ($29.5m), Mexico ($25.7m), Australia ($16.5m) and Brazil ($11.2 million).

Disney’s The Little Mermaid smashes its way to $500 million worldwide, after a $9.4 million offshore weekend in 52 markets for a cumulative $229.1 million overseas, and this nearly half a century worldwide with $499.3 million through Sunday. The offshore catch this weekend was -41%. It was also the No. 1 movie in Japan for the third consecutive weekend and the biggest movie of 2023 in the Philippines.


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