‘Annabelle’ Takes Strong Opening Day Numbers Overseas

Annabelle is off and running overseas. The horror film is already ahead of The Conjuring over the same territories, finishing with a $3.4 million haul from 21 markets on Thursday. Annabelle enters the weekend with a $7 million overseas cume.

Australia posted a $443k opening day from 166 screens, registering the strongest per-sceen average among the top 5 films in the market and coming in 71% ahead of The Conjuring.

South Korea opened to $606k from 390 screens, 7% ahead of The Conjuring.

The film is currently in second place in Italy iafter a $181k bow from 232 screens.

Thursday night sneaks in Taiwan brought in an estimated $322k, part of a stellar opening campaign throughout six Asian markets that has netted $1.15 million from 803 screens.

Annabelle opened in first place in Colombia, Chile and Bolivia on Thursday with a collective take of $342k from 270 screens, surpassing the opening day of The Conjuring by a wide margin.


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