FRIDAY PM UPDATE: Universal’s Battleship continues to screen strongly overseas with estimates from Day 2 and Day 3 bringing the 72-hour total to $25 million with all 26 international territories now open.
Director Peter Berg’s military vs alien actioner opened to #1 in 24 of those new territories.
Battleship opens next weekend in 24 more international territories including China (April 18) and Russia (April 19) — but not in the U.S./Canada until May 18th:– The UK opened #1 on Friday with an estimated $1.3M (£770).
That’s behind Thor but ahead of Wrath Of The Titans and John Carter.
The total with previews is $3.7M (£2.3M).– Spain opened #1 with an estimated $900k (€681k), better than Iron Man.– Germany opened #1 on Thursday with $900K, which is the biggest opening for an English language flick in Germany this year.
It continued #1 on Friday with $1.2M, equal to Iron Man but not as big as Transformers.– Japan opened #1 with an estimated $900k (LC 72M), higher than Thor‘s opening day.– Thailand opened #1 with $470K, which is the biggest opening day of 2012 and Universal’s 2nd biggest opening day ever (behind only Fast Five).– Malaysia opened #1 with $390K, which is Universal’s biggest opening day of all time.– Korea had another strong day and Battleship remains #1 with a three-day total of $4.2M (LC 4.7M) — better than Iron Man ...... See Complete Article @ Deadline Hollywood