This weekend, Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” opened in the Middle Kingdom, and was pushed to the top of the international charts. From China alone the Warner Bros. release is earning $30 million for the three-day weekend, and it is making $36.5 million from all 60 international markets. That puts the World War II epic at $280 million internationally, and 458.8 million worldwide.
Second at the international box office is another Warner Bros. release — “Annabelle: Creation” with $15.6 million from 62 markets. Next comes the reigning North American champ “Hitman’s Bodyguard” which is taking in $14.2 million from 27 international markets.
Luc Besson’s big-budget sci-fi flick “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” is taking in $11.3 million from 25 territories abroad … (read more)