‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Begins Its Overseas Release With $9.5M Opening Day

Avengers: Age of Ultron is up and running overseas. The super-hero sequel grossed $9.5 million from its first 11 markets, placing #1 in each of them as it begins a global roll out throughout the weekend.

France leads the pack after a $2.7 million opening day, the biggest of the year. It is 13% above Marvel’s Avengers debut and 5% ahead of Iron Man 3. The Philippines posted the biggest industry opening of all time with $1.6 million, as did Indonesia with a $900k haul. Other leading markets from Wednesday’s debut include Taiwan ($1.5M) and Italy ($1.1M).

Age of Ultron expands to South Korea, UK, Brazil, Australia, Russia, Germany, and Argentina on Thursday.