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‘Rampage’ Rocks International Box Office With $114 Million

Rampage” just narrowly won the domestic box office, but the Dwayne Johnson film is proving to be a force overseas.

Internationally, “Rampage” earned $114.1 million in 61 territories. With a domestic release of $34.5 million, the Warner Bros. and New Line video game adaptation has made $148.6 million globally.

“Rampage” had the strongest opening in China, taking in $55 million from 21,500 screens. In the U.K. and Korea, it made $5.7 million each on 907 and 895 screens, respectively. Other big markets include Mexico ($4.8 million from 2,831 screens), Malaysia ($3.5 million from 590 screens), Indonesia ($3.1 million from 687 screens), and Russia ($3.1 million from 2,668 screens). The next key territories to launch will be France, Germany, and Japan.

Paramount’s “A Quiet Place” came in second internationally as well, with $22 million in 56 territories this weekend. Along with its $32.9 million domestic weekend, John Krasinski’s film has racked up $151 million globally.

“Ready Player One” also continues to be an impressive contender overseas. Steven Spielberg’s latest generated $33.8 million in 65 markets this weekend, taking cumulative total to $360.2 million and the worldwide tally to $474.8 million.

The film has done exceptionally well in China, producing $13.9 million on 8,000 screens this weekend. In China alone, the film has earned $193.8 million. In France, “Ready Player One” made $2.4 million on 667 screens, while in Korea, it’s brought in $1.9 million on 585 screens. It launches in another key market — Japan — on April 20.

Another popcorn pic depending on a strong international run to justify its expensive price tag, “Pacific Rim Uprising” took in $6.1 million in 66 territories. The sequel starring John Boyega premiered in its final market, Japan, this weekend with $3.3 million from 320 locations, bringing its worldwide total to $180.8 million.

The sophomore weekend of Universal’s “Blockers” grossed $3.9 million in 21 territories. The raunchy comedy from Kay Cannon accumulated $10.3 million in North America this weekend, with a worldwide total of $52.9 million. The movie, starring John Cena, Leslie Mann and Ike Barinholtz, bowed in six markets this weekend. In Germany, it took in 1.2 million in 495 locations, along with $308,000 in 71 locations in Austria.

Meanwhile, Universal’s latest collaboration with Blumhouse, “Truth or Dare,” earned $2.6 million in 7 territories overseas. Combined with its $19.1 million in North America, the thriller featuring Tyler Posey and Lucy Hale has collected $21.7 million worldwide off a budget under $5 million. It saw the biggest international opening in the U.K. and Ireland, where it made $1.3 million. “Truth or Dare” debuts in 18 markets next weekend, including Mexico.

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