‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Swings Past $800M Global To Become No. 1 Hollywood Title Of 2021; ‘Matrix Resurrections’ & ‘Sing 2’ Expand Overseas – International Box Office

3 and above Ready Player One, Venom 2 and Blade Runner 2049. France grossed $1.2M at No. Mexico swallowed $514K, performing well versus pandemic comps Tenet (+124%), No Time to Die (+68%), Dune (+65%) and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (+45%).
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The Top 10 markets through Wednesday are the UK ($57.1M), Mexico ($43.9M), France ($28.7M), Korea ($28.6M) Brazil ($26.6M), Australia ($26.3M), India ($23.5M), Russia ($22.2M), Italy ($16.1M) and Germany ($15.5M).
Sweden had an excellent opening preview day with $114K, the best start for a family film in 2021. Tougher Covid restrictions will be implemented from today.
Also expanding this session, Universal/Illumination’s Sing 2 has an international cume of $12.6M to date including holdovers and new openings through Wednesday.
Opening today there are 18 markets including Germany, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. In total, Resurrections launches in 68 markets through Friday.
As Peter Parker swings into his second weekend, Warner Bros’ The Matrix Resurrections is expanding widely this frame. After opening in Russia, Japan, Thailand and four smaller markets with $9.1M last session, it debuted in 49 additional markets on Wednesday and generated $6.6M for a running offshore total of $18.9M.
2 in the market, bringing the cume to $1.1M so far. Mexico had a final day of previews on Wednesday with $700K at No. The Wednesday result is 12% above the same day of previews for Sing and delivered the best opening day for an animated movie during the pandemic.
Elsewhere, Spain ($395K) and Brazil ($368K) each ranked No. In Japan, Resurrections has now grossed $5.3M and continues as the top film there. 3. 2, and Korea was good for $315K at No.
The overseas cume is now $457.4M, still in sixth place overall for 2021. At the international box office, No Way Home pulled $34.8M into its web Wednesday, down just 10% from Tuesday.
Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home now has a worldwide total of $813.9 million through Wednesday, pushing it past No Time to Die and making it the No. Spidey has done it again, logging yet another milestone as he swings past $800M global. 3 movie of the year, and the top Hollywood release.
Including previews, this is the biggest animated opening day in 2021 and more than double the first film. Belgium, which is entering lockdown beginning Sunday, saw Sing 2 get folks out to the cinemas on Wednesday with $100K.
Imax results were strong with 14% of the total share and coming in ahead of No Way Home for the day. The UK led all of Wednesday’s openers with $1.4M, ranking No. 2 and tracking above Dune and Ready Player One.
2. It had the biggest animated opening day of the pandemic and the best all-time December animated opening day. In previews, it grossed $2.1M — the biggest for an animated title ever in the market — and added $1.3M on Wednesday, taking its cume there to $3.4M. Including previews, the launch day is the best for an animated film since Incredibles 2 in July 2018, and the second biggest Illumination opening day after Minions. Sing 2 bowed in France yesterday at No.

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