Batman v Superman is up to $115.3 million overseas after bringing in $67.2 million over the past 24 hours thanks to the addition of 17 new markets.
China registered WB’s biggest opening day of all time in the market with a $20 million take (including sneaks). Flash numbers coming in for Saturday are suggesting a $22.6 million second-day gross, putting the film at around $43 million in its first 48 hours in the market.
UK led new openers with $9 million from 1,700 screens while India enjoyed a $2.54 million bow from 1,372 screens. Other top openers include Japan ($1.2M, 718 screens) and Taiwan ($905k).
Mexico continued to add to its tally with a $4.3 million take, raising its total to $9.6 million in its second day of release. Other top performers for Friday include Australia ($3M, $5.6M cume), Brazil ($3M, $6.6M cume), Germany ($2.4M, $5.1M cume), South Korea ($1.7M, $3.4M cume), Russia ($1.6M, $3.6M cume), Spain ($1.2M, $4.2M cume), France ($1.2M, $3.9M cume), Hong Kong ($1.2M, $2.4M cume), and Italy ($925k, $3M cume).
Batman v Superman expanded to 38 additional markets on Thursday, grossing $33.1 million from approximately 19,700 screens to take its two day total to $44 million outside of North America.
Latin America provided strong results out of the gate, with Mexico enjoying a debut of $5.8 million from 3,800 screens and Brazil impressing with a $3.5 million bow from 1,331 (including sneaks). Other top debuts came from Germany ($2.8M, 1,015 screens including sneaks), Australia ($2.5M, 594 screens), Russia ($1.9M, 2,000 screens), South Korea ($1.7M, 1,613 screens), and the United Arab Emirates ($1.1M, 112 screens).
Holdovers included strong second-day tallies from Spain ($1.1M, $2.9M cume), Italy ($925k, $2M cume), and France ($953k, $2.7M cume).
Batman v Superman too the top spot in all of its opening markets on Wednesdays, bringing $7 million from around 5,900 screens. Leading opening day tallies included Spain ($1.8M), France ($1.7M), and Italy ($1.1M).