'Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood' strong in wide international opening, 'Hobbs & Shaw' passes $400m at global box office

Screen | 8/19/2019 | Staff
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Columbia Pictures’ Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood took pole position at the international box office this weekend, opening in 46 markets and grossing an estimated $53.7m from 11,200-plus screens.

According to studio sources, it was the best start in that group of territories for any of Quentin Tarantino’s films, surpassing the writer-director’s Django Unchained by 30% for the same group of markets at current exchange rates.

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Chinese animation smash Nezha, meanwhile, approached the $600m mark and Hobbs & Shaw crossed $400m globally.

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Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood opened in 46 international markets and took in $53.7m from 11,200-plus screens, for an international total to date of $66.2m and a global tally of $180.5m.

In the UK, Once Upon A Time premiered with a five-day total of $8.9m, beating the opening of Django by 76%. In France the film launched with $6.9m, on a par with Django. Germany delivered an opening weekend of $5.6m (including previews) and Australia produced $4.4m, 68% bigger than Django. Spain delivered $3.6m over four days. The film opens next weekend in Mexico.

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Spider-Man: Far From Home took in $3.1m from 3,000-plus screens in 64 markets this weekend, bringing its international total to $733m and making it Sony’s highest grossing film of all time.

The Angry Birds Movie 2, from Sony Pictures Animation, took $19.4m from 26,400 screens in 29 markets, bringing its international total to $30.2m. China led all markets with $10m, on par with the opening of The Secret Life Of Pets 2. Russia produced a chart-topping opening weekend take of $4.1m, 84% above the opening in that market of The Emoji Movie. The sequel’s UK tally climbed to $4.2m and next weekend will see a debut in Spain.

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