“ Bullet Train ” gained $32.4 million at the international box office and starred Brad Pitt in a hyperviolent action thriller. Sony Pictures’ film has a $90 million budget but has earned $62.5 million globally over its first weekend.
Based on those results, Pitt’s latest effort appears to be on track to match big hits like “Murder on the Orient Express” and “Kingsman: The Secret Service.” The film was screened in 73% of the international market or over 15,900 screens. The weekend’s biggest global release was this movie.
With a 5-day total of $3.5 million, “Bullet Train,” a star-studded film about battling assassins, performed best in the U.K., followed by France with $3.1 million and Mexico with $3 million. Along with Pitt, “Bullet Train” stars Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Sandra Bullock, and Bad Bunny.
Thor: Love and Thunder, a Disney and Marvel film, earned $11.1 million internationally, nearing the $700 million mark. Total global sales for the superhero sequel are estimated at $699 million. It was a strong performance for “Minions: The Rise of Gru.”.
This Universal and Illumination family film added $15.9 million to its global gross, totaling $757.9. “DC League Of Super-Pets,” produced by Warner Bros., earned $11.4 million in 67 markets, bringing the global total to $83.4 million.
A box office phenomenon is Paramount’s “Top Gun: Maverick.” The action sequel opened months ago and still goes strong months later. The film earned $10.3 million in its eleventh weekend of release. The company has earned $690 million internationally and $1.3 billion worldwide.
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