Global Report: 'Batman v Superman' Plummets in 2nd Overseas Weekend while 'Zootopia' Gains Momentum

on April 03, 2016


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice fell from grace in its 2nd overseas weekend though it still managed to win the weekend with $85.1 million (-67%) from 67 markets. The overseas total is now $421.4 million surpassing the lifetime cumes of Man of Steel and Deadpool. Worldwide, the Warner Bros. tentpole has earned $681.3 million. Top grossing territories this weekend were: China ($12.4M/$85M) where the film saw an incredible 80% drop, UK/Ireland ($6.4M/$39.7M), Brazil ($6.1M/$21.75M), Mexico ($5.2M/$29.7M), Germany ($3.4M/$14.4M), Australia ($3.4M/$17.2M), South Korea ($2.95M/$14.5M), Italy ($2.1M/$10.3M), Russia ($1.8M/$11.2M), Japan ($1.9M/$9.7M), Spain ($1.4M/$9.2M). 

Zootopia posted an estimated $30.0M in its eighth weekend of overseas release from 52 territories representing approximately 91% of the international marketplace. The Disney Animation original has now earned $511.7 million overseas and $787.6 million worldwide to become the 12th highest grossing animated release ever globally. China was down just 25% to $12.8 million, beating Batman v Superman on its fifth weekend of release. Zootopia has earned $215.3 million as the highest grossing animated film ever in the territory and recently received a two week release extension. Other top markets include: Russia ($30.3M), France ($28.2M), Germany ($26.8M), South Korea ($23.4M), UK ($18.0M), and Mexico ($16.8M). Japan will be the final international territory to open on April 23.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 grossed an estimated $5.6 million from 19 total overseas territories this weekend for an international total of $18.4 million. Combined with the US, the global total is now $54.9 million. Openings include Brazil ($819K), Colombia ($112K), and Peru ($111K). Among holdovers, Australia earned $2.2 million for an 11-day total of $7.4 million, and the UK/Ireland grossed $893k for a 10-day total of $3.5 million. Next weekend, the film opens in Greece, Cyprus, French-Switzerland, and Panama.

The Divergent Series: Allegiant earned $4.3 million from 79 overseas markets, lifting the international total to a disappointing $80.3 million after one month of release.

Miracles From Heaven opened in Mexico this weekend to $2.3 million, pushing its overseas total to $3.4 million and the global total to $50.2 million.


Films earning less than $2 million overseas this weekend and local language films

Ride Along 2

Overseas Weekend: $0.57M

Overseas Total: $31.7M

Global Total: $122.5M


The Witch

Overseas Weekend: $0.57M

Overseas Total: $6.0M

Global Total: $30.5M


Hail, Caesar!

Overseas Weekend: $0.54M

Overseas Total: $30.8M

Global Total: $60.9M


The Danish Girl

Overseas Weekend: $0.29M

Overseas Total: $52.4M


Global Total: $63.5M

Tags: Overseas, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Zootopia

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