Saturday Update: Warner Bros. reports that Interstellar is up to $26.2 million from 62 markets.
Top Markets, per WB:
Korea (2nd day) – a huge #1 in the market with KRW 2.7b ($2.6m) on 1,270 screens, which brings the cume through Friday to KRW 4.7b ($4.3m).
UK – a great opening day at £1.48m ($2.4m) on 1,298 screens, 5% ahead of GRAVITY, ranking a strong #1 with 60% market share of the Top 5 films. Including sneaks, the running cume stands at £1.5m ($2.4m).
Russia (2nd day) – Rbl 62.5m ($1.4m) on 1,800 screens with nearly 50% market share of the Top 5 films. The 2-day cume is now Rbl 118.0m ($2.7m).
Germany (2nd day) – €850k ($1.1m) on 715 screens, with a dominant share of the Top 5 films at 55%, which brings the cume to date to €1.4m ($1.8m).
France (3rd day) added €585k ($731k) and 90k admissions from 747 screens to its running cume which now stands at €1.6m ($2.0m). INTERSTELLAR captured nearly 50% market share of the Top 5 films.
Spain opened 45% ahead of GRAVITY with €525k ($656k) on 555 screens, ranking 1 and capturing 38% share of the market.
Australia (2nd day) – A$881k ($768k) from 548 screens, 2-day cume is A$1.6m ($1.4m). The Friday results represent around 50% share of the Top 5 films.
Italy (2nd day) – €490k ($612k) on 580 screens, 39% market share of the Top 5 films. Progressive cume to date is now €790k ($987k).
Mexico (2nd day) – Ps 8.2m ($602k) on 1,597 screens with 39% market share of the Top 5, bringing the 2-day cume to Ps 12.9m ($955k).
Brazil (2nd day) – Rs 888k ($360k) on 411 screens, cume to date at Rs 1.4m ($579k).
Friday Update: Interstellar landed on 35 overseas markets on Thursday, claiming the #1 spot in each of its opening day slots. The sci-fi flick from Christopher Nolan finished Thursday with an $87 million overseas haul, already tracking ahead of Gravity over the same markets even without a 3D surcharge to ticket prices. Interstellar has now grossed an overseas total of $9.7 million after two days of release.
Top Markets, according to Warner Bros.:
Korea – KRW 1.9b ($1.8m) on 1,090 screens, roughly 72% of the top 5 market share
Russia – Rbl 55.5m ($1.3m) on 1,800 screens. 61% of top 5 market share
Germany – €550k ($687k) on 717 screens, controlling 66% of the top 5 market share
Australia – A$ 720k ($628k) on 548 screens, capturing 61% of the top 5 market share
France (2nd day) – €430k ($538k) and 65.7k admissions on 747 screens, 51% share of the top 5 market. The Wed/Thurs drop is -23% far ahead of the normative drop for a non-holiday (which is usually in the 40’s). Progressive cume to date is now €1.02m.
Italy – €300k ($375k) on 580 screens, 41% top 5 market share
Mexico – Ps 4.7m ($347k) on 1,458 screens, 43% of top 5 films
Brazil -Rs 583k ($236k) on 411 screens, 30% of top 5 market share
Interstellar expands to 22 more markets today, including the UK and Spain. The film will hit 62 countries and more than 13,000 screens by Sunday.