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Furiosa opens to $59 million at the global box office

UPDATED: Warner Bros. Furiosa: The Mad Max Saga was met with a very warm reception during its Cannes Film Festival world premiere at an early screening last week, and amid much love for franchise architect George Miller. It has followed with strong critical and social results. However, in this currently strange theatrical landscape, the prequel underperformed in its global opening this opening weekend, earning 58.9 million dollars out of 76 markets in total by Sunday.

This includes 33.3 million dollars from overseas play and $25.6 million domestically; the latter for Friday-Sunday. We await confirmation of the North American four-day number given the domestic holiday on Monday.

Yes, we expected more when we did our preview earlier this week, and perhaps the industry as a whole was praying too hard at the feet of this origin story. It is definitely an amazing move.

It's important to remember that as we think about 2015's rock-and-roll Fury Street as a (deserved) franchise revival, that film ended its run with $380 million worldwide (unadjusted). This is a fan-driven R-rated property that appeals to a niche audience. Fans rushed to see Angry this weekend, but it's not attracting the casual moviegoer, and yes, there's great weather in Europe that's keeping people outside and not in theaters.

The main opening market was korea with $6.4 million and a 96% CGV score, becoming the first film to land at no. 1 ahead of the long-running domestic blockbuster Summary: Punishment. It also predates kits such as Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (+43%), Godzilla x Kong (+89%) and Blade Runner 2049 (+256%). IMAX accounted for a solid 17% of the box office total from just 24 screens.

France it was the #2 start after the local hit One little extra thing, and debuted to $2.6 million from 859 screens. This is above John Wick 3 (+24%) and John Wick 2 (110%).

of uk was backed for $2.5 million at No. 1, at the same level JW2 and with IMAX on 21% of 54 screens. Mexico also gave the film a no. 1 with $2.4 million to 41% higher than Blade Runner 2049 and 139% more JW2. Miller's home grounds and film backdrop Australia gave the pic a $2.2 million start at No. 1, on par Transformers: Rise of the Beasts and 82% greater than JW2.

Angry it also gave the franchise and Miller their best ever openings in Hong Kong, India and Taiwan. Greece and Japan open later this month with China to be released on June 7.

IMAX's global debut was $9.5 million; Of that, $4.3 million is from 400 screens overseas through Sunday. The film saw very strong indexing in most markets, including Hong Kong, where five IMAX screens accounted for an epic 27% of the nationwide total.

Meanwhile, several moments were reached in this session (whether, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire – see below) and some are questionable. 20th Century Studios/Disney's Kingdom of the Planet of the Apeswith lower critical and audience scores than Angryis nearing the $300 million mark globally after an international session was added 20.6 million dollars in 52 offshore material markets. Godmother is overseas now 172 million dollars of three frames, and 294.8 million dollars worldwide (this includes the three-day indoor session).

Offshore retention was -50% overall with good climbs in Sweden (-26%), Denmark (-31%), Netherlands (-33%), UK (-34%), Mexico (-37%) , Brazil (- 42%), Germany (-43%) and Japan (-44%).

PAK is already the #2 Hollywood film of 2024 in Peru and #3 in Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia.

Against competition in local markets, the Wes Ball film this weekend is still the studio's #2 title in France, Spain, UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, New Zealand, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Central America, Paraguay as well as Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, South Africa, Turkey and Vietnam.

Here are the top 5 markets so far: China ($25.3 million), France ($17.3 million), Mexico ($15.5 million), uk ($13 million) and Brazil ($7.6 million).

While it has been circulating in international markets for several weeks, Sony/Alcon's The movie Garfield entered North America this session, raising the global peak to Sunday at 91.1 million dollars. The overseas weekend was 14 million dollars in 51 markets for a total of 66.3 million dollars amid a staggering 29% drop in retentions.

Market information includes uk opening at $2.5 million followed by Middle East with 1 million dollars. Mexico has now earned $17.4 million after four frames and Germany it's up to $5.2 million after three.

Still to be released are Indonesia, Australia, Poland, France and Japan in the summer.

Paramount whether hit a new milestone, befriending another 11.3 million dollars in 64 markets for one offshore price 40 million dollars and spending the century around the world with 103.6 million dollars.

France is leading the game with $6.8 million to date, followed by Mexico with 5.5 million dollars, uk with 5.4 million dollars, Australia with 3.4 million dollars and Germany to 2.4 million dollars.

The John Krasinski-directed film opens next weekend in Israel, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Trinidad. Japan will open on June 14, followed by China on June 15.

In another historical moment, of Sony Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire crossed $200M globally on Friday now with an international cume of 87.7 million dollars and a worldwide total 200.4 million dollars. It ends its run with the UK leading market with $19.5 million, followed by Australia ($8.5 million) and Mexico ($8.5 million).

CUMES CHANGED DIFFERENT/EXPRESSIVE
Autumn boy (UNI): $4.1M international weekend (81 markets); $71.6M international / $143.8M global
Taro (SNY): $3.2 million international weekend (51 markets); $20M International / $37.2M Global
Kung Fu Panda 4 (UNI): $1.2 million international weekend (82 markets); $346 million international / $539.2 million global
Abigail (UNI): $482k international weekend (77 markets); $15.1M International / $41M Global
Bob Marley: One Love (PAR): $400,000 (Japan only); $82.5M international / $179.4M global

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