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‘Real Steel’ tops overseas box office

Pic takes in $23.3 mil in holiday-aided weekend

Local fall holidays in some territories kept overseas box office clicking over an Oct. 14-16 weekend that saw DreamWorks’ “Real Steel,” distribbed worldwide by Disney, lead all pics, with $23.3 million.

The early launch of “The Three Musketeers” via various local distribs, and Universal’s “Johnny English Reborn” scored well. “Musketeers,” which Summit launched Stateside on Oct. 21, bowed in 20 overseas markets, cutting up $17.7 million for a cume of $43.5 million after three weeks, while “Johnny English” continued to benefit from an international rollout timed to coincide with the holidays, spying $17.2 million for a cume of $85.1 million after five weeks.

In two weeks, “Real Steel” has accumulated $56.6 million internationally from 28 international markets (41% of the total), with upcoming bows in Brazil and France.

The robo-pic continued to top the B.O. in its second weekend in Russia and Mexico. In Russia, it grossed $4.7 million (beating “Musketeers,” which debuted to $3.7 million) and has cumed $15 million. In Mexico, “Real Steel” punched up $2.7 million on its way to a cume of $7.2 million.

Among the notable debuts for “Musketeers,” Italy contributed a chart-topping $2 million through local distrib 01 Distribuzione, while U.K. auds shelled out $2.3 million via eOne Films, putting the film at No. 3 in that market.

Blightly contributed the best weekend gross for “Johnny English,” $5 million, repping 29% of the market’s overall B.O., with school holidays poised to kick off this week. The pic has cumed $15.2 million after two weeks in the territory. “Johnny English” also climbed to No. 1 at the German B.O., with a soph-sesh gross of $2.6 million ($7 million cume). Pic benefited from students still on vacation. In New Zealand, the Rowan Atkinson-starrer rose 32% in its second week.

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