San Andreas is shaking things up overseas. The disaster flick claimed $13.5 million from 14,444 screens in 60 markets, taking first place across all key markets to reach an overseas cume of $21.4 million.
Mexico enjoyed a $2.5 million debut on Friday from 2,701 screens, giving it the best Friday opening of all time for a disaster movie. UK opened on Friday to $1.9 million from 840 screens. Russia made $1.1 million from 2,256 screens in it second day of release, bringing the market total to $2.2 million. Australia took in $540k from 448 screens and is now up to a $885k total. Brazil made $517k from 926 screens, giving it a two-day cume of $872k. France grossed $506k from 496 screens, raising its cume to $1.3 million. Germany made $483k from 640 screens, with 96% of the box office coming from 3D screens to bring the cume to $835k. Italy added $181k from 394 screens on Friday to bring its total to $318k.
San Andreas expands to China, Korea, Hong Kong and 5 smaller markets next weekend with Spain slated for June 26.